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    Smoking has attributed to millions of preventable deaths in the United States. Many people who smoke profusely for years, end up contracting lung cancer (Tavernise & Gebeloff, 2014). Cancer is caused by viruses, bacteria, radiation and some chemicals – chemicals found in tobacco products used by hundreds of millions of people around the world. In recent years, the smoking rate has begun to decline, yet people of lower incomes continue to be at a higher risk of contracting lung cancer due to their smoking habits which are linked to community, economic and environmental factors. I took a closer look at a newspaper article published by The New York Times. In “Smoking Proves Hard to Shake Among the Poor,” Sabrina Tavernise and Robert Gebeloff point…

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    other cultures musical characteristics and structures. Another limitation is that the study was conducted on one media platform. Further studies could use other advertising platforms, such as television or internet advertisements, to examine whether the ability to recall advertising information occurs in various forms of advertising. Do disgusting and fearful anti-smoking advertisements increase or decrease support for tobacco control…

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    The literature on smokeless tobacco (ST) use with either increasing or decreasing dental caries incidence was harder to find than that associating tobacco smoking with dental caries. Evidence linking ST use with increased dental caries prevalence had been reported by few reseachers (22,23). In contrast,to a case reported Zitterbart and his colleague, who did not find any evidence of caries in the area of quid placement (23,24). Some researches assessed the total amount of sugar and fluoride…

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    Ban on Tobacco Ads by the Government of India Tobacco has been in world history since the Mayan Indians of Mexico indicated tobacco use in their carved drawings. “These drawings date back to somewhere between 600 to 900 A.D.,” (Jacobs, 1997). Tobacco made its way into North America and before long, it went all over the world to many countries. People realized the money that could be made from Tobacco and found ways to make its use easier and more addictive. “In 1964 the…

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    Ethics and Economics of Tobacco Farming: A Case Study of Rural Bangladesh Habibur Rahman1 Jani Parvin2 Abstract Tobacco is being dealt as one of the major cash crops which are largely grown in Kushtia, Chittagong Hill, and northern regions of Bangladesh. Actually it is a non‐food plant used as a basic raw material for products that is proved to be harmful for health, environment and society. Tobacco is both dangerous and addictive. Its production thus raises ethical questions. The study is…

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    The proposal of banning of Tobacco advertising in India has proven more complex than it looks, and has sparked debate in the country with many arguments for and against being debated. In this essay we will summarize the arguments for and against, address the question of conflict of interest, and conclude with a personal recommendation for tobacco advertising policy. One of the objectives of banning tobacco advertising by the Government of India, was to discourage adolescents from consuming…

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    Cigarettes. Tobacco. Second-hand smoke. Cancer. Over the years, many lawsuits have been brought against tobacco companies. However, it was not until the late 1990s and early 2000s that any progress was made. The case, U.S. v. Philip Morris, Inc. was groundbreaking, as it was the first case in which a major tobacco company had to pay a large sum of money to a plaintiff (Tobacco). Since then, legislation such as the Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act of 2009 has been passed,…

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    In recent history, people’s perception of smoking has greatly changed. Just half a century ago, nearly half of men in the United States smoked and tobacco companies were being advertised publicly. Today’s landscape has greatly changed, as public awareness of the harms of smoking traditional cigarettes have been brought into light (The Pros 14). A report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found that in 2014 the rates of smoking among adults in the United States was only at 16.8%…

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    Did you know that “tenants with pre-existing physical conditions aggravated by secondhand smoke may file complaints under disability laws, such as the Fair Housing Act” (publichealthlawcenter). Ms. New can attest that second-hand smoking is a nuisance, frequently there are cigarette butts piled up on the ground and smokers neglect to dispose of them. Furthermore, tobacco use in housing units devalues the property; it makes the property appear run down lacking class. A smoke-free housing unit is…

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    Rise of the Industrial Age to The Progressive Age “Tobacco kills 5 million people annually. By the mid-2020s, that figure will increase to about 10 million a year, with most of the deaths occurring in developing countries” (Yach, & Wipfli, (2006), p.465). Tobacco is highly addictive and is used all over the world. It is a plant Nicotiana tabacum which uses the leaves for chewing tobacco, ground to make snuff, and for smoking such as cigars, pipes and cigarettes. In our reading, we find that the…

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