Doan Thi Huong Thao
International University HCMC
Academic English 2
Bien Thi Thanh Mai Instructor
May 17, 2010
Smoking is known to be a primary cause of harmful effects on health, family, environment and society. However, scientist research in health and environment, that researches show that smoking cause many diseases, even lung cancer. An aim of my study has been to determine that smoking also effect on family and society. Results indicated that smoking was not only effect on environment, health but also effect on family, society.
In 1868, the smoking advertisements first appeared and Bill Durham became first leading tobacco to advertise at a big scale. Since there, there have been numerous findings about harmful effects of smoking cigarettes. They affect three problems: health, family and environment and society. However, according to Richmond (1994), nicotine produces a good effect for the individual in a way that it helps people relieve stress and generates a certain “calming effect”. Besides, Hollywood and other media productions associate smoking with manliness, and maturity
Harmful effects of smoking on our health
Every year thousands of people die because of lung cancer or other tobacco related illnesses. (Adam Newell Teacher). Everyone in the world comes in contact with smoke from a cigarette at least once in their lifetime, whether it is at a restaurant or at work. Millions of people are addicted to smoking, and thousands more become addicted every year. Cigarettes and other tobacco products are everywhere. Most of the addicted smokers started when they were young. Almost data showed that the rate of the young smokers was affected by heart diseases are very high (Stopper, Melissa Conard, and Marks, Jay W. Lung Cancer). The reason why people get addicted to any type of tobacco product is because all tobacco products have nicotine in them, which is the... [continues]
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