Smoking

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A very good morning, I bid to our English teacher, Madam Jacqueliene, the chairman and our panel member. Smoking has been a threat to society for a long time. Our government has launched numerous campaigns to eradicate smoking from among the people. Unfortunately, it’s effects are not very obvious. So, today we are going to discuss about the effects of smoking as well as the ways to reduce smokers in our country to the minimum.

The first effect of cigarette smoking, and probably the one that the non-smokers hate the most, is that it permeates everything around it. Smokers usually have smelly hair, breath, clothes, and, if they smoke indoors, a smelly room. The stench of cigarette smoke is very penetrating and hard to remove. Even if the person quits smoking the odor remains for a long time

The second effect of cigarette smoking is one that most people don’t even take into the consideration. It stains the teeth yellow or sometimes even brown. Since this effect is long term, most people are not aware of it when they begin smoking. The truth is that a cigarette stain is very hard to eliminate from the teeth, and will probably end up costing a considerable amount of money. Yellow teeth are disgusting because they give an unhygienic image and make people look older.

Moreover, another effect on the smoker is the immune system. Due to smoking, the system become weak and the smoker is prone to diseases such as influenza and pneumonia. Some of these diseases can be very deadly unless treated on time. Once infected with these sicknesses it takes time before the smoker recovers. Similarly, the chemicals in the body which are charged with the role of providing the body with protective cover is worst hit especially Vitamin C. This confirms the worst fear on the effects of smoking to the smoker.

Finally, the habit is very expensive to sustain in the long run. The smoker spending habit can affect so many people. The effects simply graduate from the smoker, to...
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