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  • Tobacco - 1214 Words
    Tobacco products are products made entirely or partly of leaf tobacco as raw material, which are intended to be smoked, sucked, chewed or snuffed. All contain the highly addictive psychoactive ingredient, nicotine. Tobacco use is one of the main risk factors for a number of chronic diseases, including cancer, lung diseases, and cardiovascular diseases. Despite this, it is common throughout the world. A number of countries have legislation restricting tobacco advertising, and regulating who can...
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  • Tobacco - 726 Words
    Contrary to popular social belief, it is NOT illegal to smoke tobacco products at any age. However, the SALE of tobacco products is highly regulated with legal legislation. Demographics Smokers by age "Each day, approximately 6,000 young persons try their first cigarette and approximately 3,000 become daily smokers." 12.8 percent middle school students reported using some form of tobacco (cigarettes, smokeless, cigars, pipes) in the past month. Current cigarette use among middle school...
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  • Tobacco - 926 Words
    Tobacco -a preparation of the nicotine-rich leaves of an American plant, which are cured by a process of drying and fermentation for smoking or chewing. Shorts of smoking cigarettes: Irritation and inflammation of the stomach and intestines Increased risk of painful ulcers along the digestive tract Reduced ability to smell and taste Premature wrinkling of the skin Higher risk of blindness Gum disease (periodontitis) Long effects of smoking cigarettes : 1. Smelling like smoke There's no...
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  • tobacco - 568 Words
    aweedasfaedoawjdoiwada;dasd sdsa ;dsadsadscarded cigarette butts may present health risks to human infants and animals because of indiscriminate eating behaviours. Nicotine found in cigarette butts may cause vomiting and neurological toxicity; leachates of cigarette butts in aquatic environments may cause exposure to additional toxic chemicals including heavy metals, ethyl phenol and pesticide residues. This report reviews published and grey literature regarding cigarette butt waste...
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  • Tobacco - 686 Words
    1.(a) The health hazards of tobacco use have caused interest in finding evidence to proof that it is a bigger health threat than all other drug substances combined. Smokers have much higher rates of heart disease, stroke and cancer than nonsmokers. This is why the tobacco industry fought back and tried to prove the contrary, it took many years for them to admit the adverse effects on health, but have not yet admitted the dependence of nicotine use. There are contradictory views on the...
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  • Tobacco - 844 Words
    Tobacco Every eight seconds, a human life is lost to tobacco use somewhere in the world. That translates to approximately 5 million deaths annually. Worldwide, approximately 10 million cigarettes are purchased a minute, 15 billion are sold each day, and upwards of 5 trillion are produced and used on an annual basis. There are 1.1 billion smokers in the world today, and if current trends continue, that number is expected to increase to 1.6 billion by the year 2025. This topic of tobacco is very...
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  • Tobacco - 616 Words
    Summary In the year 2010, the research showed that in Singapore, 14.3% of the adults smoked. Since smoking was unhealthy to people’s health and may even lead to severe diseases, the Singapore government set up a goal that reducing the smokers proportion to 10% until the end of 2020. However, people’s efforts in fighting with smoking were threatened by the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) of the multi-lateral free trade agreement (FTA). In the TPP, the members include Australia, Singapore, the...
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  • "the" tobacco - 1072 Words
     English 1200 10/20/2012 “The” Tobacco Luxury, money, power, pure; these are the type of words that come to mind when one thinks of a cigar, another familiar word is usually Cuba. Cuban cigars contain the finest tobacco in the world and the numbers show for the communist economy as it generated four hundred million dollars last year for Cuba alone according to Money News. The United States which is the largest Cigar market in the world does not even sell Cuban cigars due to a...
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  • Tobacco - 585 Words
    December 17, 2013 Why Tobacco Is Bad Cigarettes, cigars, and pipe tobacco are made from dried tobacco leaves, as well as ingredients added for flavor and to make smoking more pleasant. The smoke from these products is a complex mixture of chemicals produced by the burning of tobacco and its additives. The smoke is made up of more than 7,000 chemicals, including over 60 known to cause cancer (carcinogens). Some of these substances cause heart and lung diseases too, and all of them can be...
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  • Tobacco - 277 Words
    History Of Tobacco Tobacco has a long history in the Americas. American Indians grew tobacco before the Europeans came from England, Spain, France, and Italy to North America. Native Americans smoked tobacco through a pipe for special religious and medical purposes, but they did not smoke it everyday. Tobacco was the first crop grown for money in North America. By the 1800’s many people had began using small amounts of tobacco. Some people chewed it, others smoked it occasionally in a pipe,...
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  • Tobacco Chewing Tobacco - 2983 Words
    Harmful Effects of Chewing Gutkha Gutkha can well be defined as a devil in disguise. Promoted as a mouth freshener, this betel nuts and tobacco preparation is designed to release a chemical reaction that makes it an addictive proposition. However, most consumers believe that the blended spices and seasonings do not make it as a harmful product! But, the truth remains that gutkha; just as any other tobacco product is very addictive and injurious to health. Gutkha has been proved to be...
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  • Tobacco Pushing Tobacco - 4373 Words
    Tobacco Author And Page Information • by Anup Shah • This Page Last Updated Wednesday, July 02, 2008 • This page:http://www.globalissues.org/article/533/tobacco. • To print all information e.g. expanded side notes, shows alternative links, use the print version: o http://www.globalissues.org/print/article/533 Tobacco and smoking have a number of negative effects: • Tobacco smoking kills • Tobacco exacerbates poverty • Tobacco contributes to world...
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  • Tobacco Companies - 1673 Words
    Alec Usseglio ENC 1101 Monica Vera 4 December 2011 Cigarettes Should be Made Illegal Tobacco has been in America for nearly 8000 years. It started being cultivated and used for pleasure around 2000 years ago. (Cancer Council) People have been using it for a very long time. That means that the past 2000 years, it has been causing hundreds-of-thousands of deaths. Tobacco is widely known for its cancer-causing ways. The assumption could be made that people...
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  • Tobacco and Smoking - 1691 Words
    Tobacco has a striking history as one of the most popular addictive plant drugs in the world. Tobacco use grew enormously after the invention of modern cigarettes and it is still popular even when the dangers of inhaling tobacco smoke are well known to everyone. Smoking is a significant risk factor in many health conditions. (Smoking) Tobacco is a tall, leafy plant grown in the Americas, but is now cultivated throughout the entire world. Tobacco used in cigarettes is known as Nicotiana tabacum....
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  • Tobacco Industry - 565 Words
    Philip Morris Pakistan is beginning to feel a financial pinch, and is already reducing the scale and scope of some of its manufacturing operations inside the country. In a statement released to the press on Saturday, the company announced that it will be reducing the operations in its smallest factory, located in Mandra, near Rawalpindi. The company cited “difficult economic conditions” including high taxes and low consumer purchasing power as a primary reason for the decision. The decision was...
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  • Tobacco Industry - 1749 Words
    INDUSTRY REPORT TOBACCO INDUSTRY Outline I Introduction II Main body A. The products provided B. Top five firms in the industry a. The firm’s value of sales b. The number of people employed c. The amount of capital invested C. The problems in the industry a. Changes in government controls 1. The initiatives by the WHO 2. The new laws by the world governments directed to raising the prices for tobacco...
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  • TOBACCO DAMAGES - 1398 Words
    Creating awareness about tobacco related issues among school children Developed by, Institute of Public Health For, District Anti Tobacco Cell, Bangalore-Karnataka Bangalore- National Tobacco Control Programme Ministry of Health and Family Welfare Dept. of Health and Family Welfare, Karnataka Design and compilation: Dr. Upendra Bhojani, Faculty, IPH Tobacco: Origin and Types Tobacco: Origin and Types • Tobacco was not an Indian thing! In 1498, when Portuguese came to...
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  • Tobacco Kills - 658 Words
    TOBACCO will kill nearly six million people this year, including 600,000 non-smokers, because governments are not doing enough to persuade people to quit or protect others from second-hand smoke, according to the World Health Organisation (WHO). Since there is often a lag of many years between when people start smoking and when it affects health, the epidemic of tobacco-related disease and death would have begun. And by 2030, the annual death toll could reach 8 million! The WHO urged more...
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  • Tobacco in Society - 1513 Words
    Tobacco in Society 1964-2012 It is hard to believe that around half a decade ago smoking was legal in offices, airplanes and even some cartoons were sponsored by tobacco companies. Smoking was socially acceptable and almost 50% of men and 46% of the entire American population smoked. It wasn’t until 1964 that the United States Surgeon General, Dr. Luther L Terry announced that smoking causes cancer. In 1965 Congress required all cigarette packaging to have the health-warning label,...
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  • Tobacco and the Economy - 327 Words
    Tobacco and the Economy: Farms, Jobs, and Communities, By H.Frederick Public health policies intended to reduce many forms of the bad effect of smoking-related illness which impact on a large number of businesses, workers, and cluster that related in tobacco industry. Recently,increases in Federal and state tax,limitation on smoking in public places,increases in price arise from legal settlements,and lower exports have impacted the tobacco industry.But most of affected are beyond the farm...
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  • The War on Tobacco - 1811 Words
    The War on Tobacco Each day, millions of Americans of all ages light up a cigarette distributed by the tobacco companies. Smoking is a habit that, in the long run, causes cancer and other diseases associated with the lungs. Now, this deadly cancer causing drug is one of the leading causes of death in America today. Some may argue that it is a person¹s choice to smoke and that the tobacco companies are innocent because of this. In actuality, the tobacco companies are to blame for toying...
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  • Tobacco Rights - 567 Words
     Not All Companies Are Viewed As Equal Week 4 Assignment 1 Shyteria Cuyler Strayer University May 10th, 2015 Richard Joshua Reynolds at the age of twenty-five years old started a chewing-tobacco manufacture operation in Winston, North Carolina in 1875. It was called the R.J Reynolds Tobacco Company. Like every business, he had some competition, there was a larger Tobacco Manufacture; they were known as the Brown Brothers and it was the largest tobacco company in North Carolina. That is...
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  • Imperial Tobacco - 339 Words
    IMPERIAL TOBACCO GROUP PLC P – POLITICAL ENVIRONMENT Imperial Tobacco Group UK PLC is a leading Manufacturer and Supplier of tobacco products in the UK. (KEY NOTE 2012). In recent years, the group have faced an increasing number of significant challenges due to changes in Government Legislation and also an increase in Anti -Smoking Campaigns, as the UK becomes more concerned with Public Health and smoking become more socially unacceptable. The changes in Legislation have mostly derived...
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  • Smokeless tobacco - 844 Words
    Josh Caudell English 9 Block 2 Research Paper 12/6/13 Smokeless Tobacco VS Cigarettes Smokeless tobacco, also known as dip and chewing tobacco, is tobacco that you put in your lip. Most of the people that use smokeless tobacco start at a young age. Then you have cigarettes that are nearly twice as harmful to your body. The smoking of tobacco gives you a better chance at getting cancer in your lungs and mouth. That is why smokeless tobacco is not a safe alternative but safer that...
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  • The Effects of Tobacco - 940 Words
    After many years of research it has been proven that cigarette smoking is the major cause of death globally. According to Surgeon General Smoking represents the most extensibly documented cause of disease, ever investigated in the history of biomedical research. The relation between smoking and human disease cannot be directly tested. It is morally and ethically incorrect. Therefore, other research has been developed to establish a very high degree of scientific probability. The criteria...
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  • Dangers of Tobacco - 1014 Words
    What are the dangers of Tobacco? What are the dangers of smoking cigarettes? Well some dangers of smoking cigarettes are you can develop lung cancer or emphazima. With either of these life would be pretty bad, you wouldn’t be able to do very much with out getting tired or having to stop for a few minutes to catch you breath. Smoking can even make it hard to play sports. Because it can cause shortness of breathe, dizziness, and coughing. And if you use smokeless tobacco it can cause...
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  • Tobacco Industry - 868 Words
    Reynolds American Inc. The case study on Reynolds American Incorporated (Whipple, Justice, Gainer, Johnson, and Alvidrez 342) illustrates how major players in the industry have used strategic resources to mitigate the threats to their businesses. Reynolds American Incorporated (RAI) is one such leader in the tobacco industry, manufacturing tobacco-related products such as cigarettes, smokeless tobacco, and cigars since 1875. RAI, along with others in the tobacco industry, face many...
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  • Effects of Tobacco - 1191 Words
    Effects of tobacco The effects of tobacco on the body have been known about for 50 years but the public has only been aware of these effects for around 20 years. In that short time millions of people died because they did not know the risks involved with using tobacco. (Tobacco) Tobacco is not only bad for your lungs; it is bad for your mouth and throat, and can cause cancer in many areas of the body. Tobacco is a well grown crop that is dried then made into a form of cigarettes, cigars, or...
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  • SMOKING TOBACCO - 457 Words
    SMOKING TOBACCO Should smoking tobacco be legal or illegal? This is not a new problem, but people still argue about it in many years. Everyone knows the consequences of smoking, but the rate of smoking people is still increasing, especially in the developing countries. Following an analysis, there are more than 443 thousand people died every year in the US. This number in worldwide is more terrible, 5 million people. Yes, 5 million of 1.35 billion people are smoking in the world. It means...
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  • tobacco tax - 1129 Words
    Tobacco tax: good for health, good for government finances Tobacco use kills over 5 million people each year and is the largest single preventable cause of premature death.1 Tobacco is very costly to society through high costs to treat tobacco-induced disease or through loss of productivity as a result of the premature deaths. But governments have a tool to combat the costs of tobacco use — tobacco taxation. Higher tobacco prices decrease consumption and encourage people to quit...
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  • Tobacco Disputes - 551 Words
    Culpability Humans are superior to other organisms due to our phenomenal ability to reason. It is foolish to believe that companies of harmful yet legal products are responsible for the problems their products cause. Irving Coffman states that it is right for tobacco companies to pay states settlements because of the “problems” tobacco causes. I disagree with Irving Coffman’s belief that it is right for tobacco companies to pay settlements to states, and I also disagree with his argument...
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  • Tax on Tobacco - 4735 Words
    Assignment on Taxes on Tobacco Course title: Public Finance (HE-206) Submitted to: Nahid Akhter Jahan Associate professor Institute of Health Economics University of Dhaka Submitted by: Md. ZahidHasan 2nd year,2nd semester Class roll: 22 University of Dhaka Date of submission: 8th October, 2012 : Table of contents: 1. Introduction……………………………………………………….05 2. What is tobacco……………………………………………………05 3. Types of tobacco...
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  • Tobacco & Death - 1152 Words
    On all packages containing tobacco sold in the United States of America, a clear and definitive warning from the Surgeon General is printed somewhere on the package. This statement should appear to relay the same message as the following quote, "SURGEON GENERAL’S WARNING: Smoking Causes Lung Cancer, Heart Disease, Emphysema, And May Complicate Pregnancy." (United States Code). A similar statement is printed on every item containing tobacco that is sold in the United States. This warning is fair...
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  • Tobacco Illegality - 3605 Words
    Making Tobacco Illegal: The Fight That Should be Over I. Tobacco is ever present in this modern society. It is a daily encounter, and little is thought of it. This encounter may be passing through a cloud of smoke on the way to work, or stepping outside to smoke a cigarette, if a person so chooses. Tobacco cannot be ignored with people inhaling smoke by choice or not. In “Smoke alarm,” the article illustrates the dangers of inhaling secondhand smoke that is not directly inhaled,...
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  • Tobacco in Malaysia - 263 Words
    The tobacco industry has contributed to the growth of Malaysian economy where the industry ranked 5th out of 92 sectors with the total economic output being RM11.7 billion or 3% of GDP . Moreover, tobacco plantation in Malaysia grew from a mere of 8 hectares in 1959 to 12,148 hectares in 2004; whereby East Malaysia has approximately 1,200 hectares. Therefore, the industry indirectly contributes significantly to the country’s economy where more than 190,000 employment in 2003; as per study...
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  • Essay on Tobacco - 1362 Words
    Today, cigarettes kill more people than alcohol, AIDS, car accidents, drugs, murder and suicide combined. Tobacco consumption has existed for many centuries, since the first Native American to the Spanish conquerors and it has very quickly become global. 100 billion cigarettes are smoked each year and this causes the death of 5 millions people a year. Tobacco companies want to give the impression that they look like all major companies: first, they act responsibly and, secondly, they worry...
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  • International tobacco - 747 Words
     Ashley Wall International and Multi- Cultural Marketing Colorado State University Global Campus Module 6: Third World Countries and Tobacco 12/21/13 Selling Tobacco to Third World Countries Can you recommend alternative strategies or solutions to the dilemmas confronting the tobacco companies? To governments? What is the price of ethical behaviors? Most marketing decisions have ethnical...
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  • Tobacco & Ethics - 2466 Words
    The Ethics of Selling a Deadly Product: An Examination of the Tobacco Industry in America Introduction When you see “Oreo cookies,” what is the first thing that comes to your mind? How about “Jell-O” or “Cool Whip?” Odds are it’s nothing more then they all are delicious - or that they are all pure sugar and really not part of a “healthy diet.” Either way, by purchasing any of these products you are, in fact, indirectly...
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  • Smokeless Tobacco - 1203 Words
    Smokeless Tobacco A Rising Trend with Today's Youth By July 3, 2001 Abstract The consumption of tobacco is probably the most harmful thing you can do to your body and health. Most people that consume tobacco do so in the form of a cigarette, but lately there has been another form of tobacco that is cause for concern among younger age groups: smokeless tobacco. Smokeless tobacco contains the same addictive nicotine found in a cigarette but it is chewed rather than smoked. The...
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  • Tobacco Industry - 8746 Words
    TOBACCO INDUSTRY [pic] PORTER’S DIOMAND MODEL FIRM, STRATEGY, STRUCTURE, RIVALRY DEMAND CONDITIONS FACTOR CONDITIONS SUPPORTIVE INDUSTRIES DEMAND CONDITIONS: MARKET TRENDS The demand for tobacco and its products have seen a steady growth over the years. The reason for this growth largely has been the increase in the population accompanied with easy availability of such products and easing social norms(smoking not considered bad now it is a fashion symbol). More...
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  • Tobacco Industry - 1013 Words
    The tobacco industry (TI) has long been under scrutiny by the public for their unethical image. It is widely known by the public that the product the TI is manufacturing, being cigarettes, kills. According to the University of South Australia, corporate social responsibility (CSR) is concerned with the commitment by corporate entities to act ethically and to give back to society. Over time the TI has attempted to use CSR strategies in an attempt to bridge the gap between society and themselves....
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  • Tobacco Industry - 2020 Words
    Riley Joliet Matt Vallus Government Research Paper February 23, y Tobacco Industry Tobacco, a plant that is today looked at with a slight hint of disgust by most, has a long history in America. The tobacco plant, native to north and south America (apart from a few obscure species originating in Australia), has existed as far back as 6,000 B.C. (Randall). This plant once played a large role in the culture of Native Americans; it existed in ceremonies, healing practices, and religious rituals....
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  • Research (Tobacco) - 3807 Words
    BRINE SHRIMP (Artemia salina) LETHALITY BIOASSAY OF TOBACCO (Nicotiana Tabacum) LEAF EXTRACT _________________ A Research Study submitted to the Research Center of Alabel National Science High School Regional Science High School for Region XII Alabel Sarangani Province _________________ Submitted By: JIEANN VALERIE APIADO IVORY MANCERA THEA DIZON RAFAL Fourth Year – Sapphire Researchers Submitted To: SHIELA P. BUTIL, MST Adviser February 4, 2012 1 CHAPTER I...
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  • Tobacco Control - 3834 Words
    Background information for Tobacco Stocks Divestment 1 1.1 Responsible Investment Framework The Guardians of New Zealand Superannuation (Guardians) have made considerable progress during the year in the development of their responsible investment framework. The Guardians approved their revised Responsible Investment Policy, Standards and Procedures, to encompass both the Guardians ethical investment and voting requirements, with regards to the New Zealand Superannuation Fund (Fund). The...
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  • tobacco speech - 916 Words
     SPEECH OUTLINE INTRODUCTION Attention Getter: Smoking-related diseases claim over 480,000 American lives each year. Connect/Relate with the Audience: Among adults who have ever smoked, 70% started smoking regularly at age 18 or younger, and 86% at age 21 or younger. This correlation implies the younger generations seem to be more easily swayed into smoking cigarettes Thesis: Cigarette smoking is the number one cause of preventable disease and death worldwide....
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  • Tobacco History - 748 Words
    TOBACCO – History TOBACCO is a plant native to the Americas and historically one of the half-dozen most important crops grown by American farmers. More specifically, tobacco refers to any of various plants of the genus Nicotiana, (especially N. tabacum) native to tropical America and widely cultivated for their leaves, which are dried and processed chiefly for smoking in pipes, cigarettes, and cigars; it is also cut to form chewing tobacco or ground to make snuff or dipping tobacco, as well as...
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  • Tobacco Prevention - 2752 Words
    Over the past 50 years America has increased its level of knowledge towards the use of tobacco as well as enhanced its cessation techniques through the use of medication and researched programs. Despite these advancements smoking has continued to be a detrimental problem to the American public. According to the CDC, “about 1,000 persons younger than 18 years of age begin smoking on a daily basis.” 1 Many of the cessation programs directed at youths are still young and creating names for...
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  • The Tobacco Industry - 1056 Words
    Professor Kraft English 102 March 18, 2013 The tobacco industry has been around longer than America has been a country. It is one the biggest industries in the entire world right now. However, according to the article on CQ researcher by Mary H Cooper, smoking has been declining. This started happening in the 1960's when the surgeon general issued the first link to lung cancer and smoking. Nonetheless, even after this warning, about 23 percent of adults in America smoke cigarettes...
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  • Tobacco Leaf - 629 Words
    Tobacco Jon Olson 3 Black Tobacco Tobacco to me is a horrible thing. There are many ways you can use it as well. Tobacco is in a lot of different things. There are cigarettes, chewing tobacco, hookah, and many others. Tobacco leads to a lot of different types of problems, such as diverse cancers, lung and mouth problems. What is the point of using this harmful substance then? There are over 1.5 million smokers that are...
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  • Criminalizing Tobacco - 829 Words
    Cigarettes are the number one cause of death in the U.S. and yet they are still on the shelves. People know the damage tobacco does to the body, and yet they still continue to smoke, chew, and sniff it. Cigarettes and tobacco products needs to be criminalized. Smoking is the number one cause of cancer in the United States. About 50 million people smoke cigarettes in the United States. Cigarettes are made up of dried tobacco leaves and other things to make up for the flavor. Scientists...
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  • Persuasion: Big Tobacco - 683 Words
    Persuasion is an art, and this movie is a masterpiece. From start to end it utilized many aspects of persuasion. Overall the main idea to convince the audience of an agenda is unquestionably the director and writers intentions. We have seen advertisements against smoking, either the "Truth" campaigns or a man with emphysema struggling to tell his story. This is a film exposing the internal schema behind the big tobacco company. They accomplished this by loading "Thank You for Smoking" with...
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  • Should Tobacco Companies Be to Blame?
    Should Tobacco Companies Be Responsible for Smoking Related Illnesses? Should Tobacco Companies Be Responsible for Smoking Related Illnesses? Tobacco companies should not be held liable for the consequences of smoking related illness or death because as people we have a choice whether or not to smoke. The tobacco companies aren't responsible for why people smoke or the side effects of smoking, they are simply a corporation that sells a product, people choose to buy that product and if the...
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  • Should tobacco be outlawed?
    Solutions to social issues can be developed with the use of creative thinking and criticism. In this paper the question, “Should tobacco be outlawed?” Is to be considered and requires the application of logic. “” The author will show how the application of the principles of liberty can logically be applied to answer challenging questions with social issues. Should tobacco be outlawed? Tobacco smoke can be offensive to a majority of restaurant customers; does that mean smoking should be...
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  • Marijuana vs. Tobacco - 1085 Words
    {text:bookmark-start} Marijuana vs. Tobacco {text:bookmark-end} Though many people feel differently, statistics show that marijuana has more harmful effects than tobacco. Most of the time, people are misinformed about the effects relating to tobacco and marijuana smoke. Cannabis smoke has a more substantial amount of harmful chemicals than tobacco and the way people smoke them makes a big difference when it comes to long and short-term effects. The nineteenth century, also known as the age...
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  • Tobacco and Following Sentences - 1735 Words
    THE INSTITUTE OF CHARTERED ACCOUNTANTS OF PAKISTAN Foundation Examinations Autumn 2009 September 10, 2009 FUNCTIONAL ENGLISH Module A Q.1 (a) (MARKS 100) (3 hours) State whether the underlined words in the following sentences are adjectives, adverbs or none of these. (i) (ii) (iii) (iv) (v) (vi) (vii) (viii) (ix) (x) The French town has an interesting history. Akram said that he was sincerely sorry for misusing the tax fund. He ran fast. This is a fast car. You don’t look well...
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  • tobacco use esay 1
     Breanna jones Period 2 11/20/14 Smoking in Asia Quote from Wei Zheng "Tobacco smoking has now reached epidemic proportions in Asia and it is likely with the maturation of this epidemic and the lack of effective tobacco control efforts smokers will continue to face and increased risk of death from cancer and other smoking disease. Right now in this world tobacco causes more than 5 million deaths per year, and current trends show that tobacco use will cause more...
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  • Christopher Columbus and Tobacco - 1004 Words
    While searching the internet up and down for the 'Discovery' of Tobacco by Christopher Columbus i landed on a particular website that caught my eye. I came across a website that was actually kind of like a newsletter/blog, for tabacco. Stoogie Guys (http://www.stogieguys.com/2011/10/10102011-news-columbus-and-cigars.html) talks about cigars and tobacco. Not only do they just give you an online "cigar university" that teaches you all the different ways to select, buy, cut,ash, smoke your cigars...
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  • Why Is Tobacco Bad for You
    Peter Yang Andrea Charanduk English 20 January 23, 2012 How tobacco addictionseffect you and people around you? A tobacco addiction is the worst addiction you can do to your body. According to the Health Canada website, “every 11 minutes, a Canadian dies from tobacco use. Every 10 minutes, two Canadian teenagers start smoking cigarettes; one of them will lose his/her life because of it yearly, more than a thousand Canadians who never even smoked die - from exposure to tobacco smoke.”...
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  • Job at Union Tobacco, Inc.
    If I was Janet I would not take the job at Union Tobacco, Inc., I cannot ethically represent a company that sold tobacco products to youth just because I can get money from the company I was so against and I also would not want that company on my resume. This is true that by working for this company it would show that I have marketing experience, but any company that I will apply to in the future will judge me based on my previous employment with Union Tobacco, Inc., I would rather live by my...
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  • Tobacco Companies Must Be Stopped
    There are many things in the world that are harmful to one's health; but one of the largest and most problematic health issues in our society today is the smoking of cigarettes. Nevertheless, according to researchers, it is declared that smoking is the most harmful substance that could cause you to harm yourself and those around you. Smoking cigarettes is the leading cause of death in our country, due to its harmful and addicting contents, tobacco and nicotine. Cigarette smoke contains 4,000...
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  • Tobacco Targeting Children - 1444 Words
    Tobacco is one of the main products that affect our children today. Companies that distribute these products do not think about who is getting affected by their product, but think about the profit they will make from selling their product. Big companies like Philip Morris who sell Marlboro, Basic, Virginia Slim and many other types of tobacco target young adults. Gene Emery quoted "the amount spent on tobacco advertising is targeting youngsters". Some points Gene Emery presents are quiet...
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  • Tobacco Smoking and Great Decrease
    * Zakaria Mohamed The Argumentative Essay The Banning of Smoking in Public Places Smoking is one of the most dangerous issues that people are rarely aware of. It causes a lot of diseases and deaths for both smokers and non-smokers. Smoking related-diseases kill one in ten adults globally, or cause four million deaths yearly.Those illnesses wouldn't have spread out to the society if they kept their smoke away from people and where they always are (public places). Hence, smoking in public...
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  • Persuasive speech on tobacco effects.
    The death toll from tobacco is equivalent to four fully loaded jumbo jets crashing each day each one without any survivors. In May 1984 General Everest Koop said tobacco is the single, chief, avoidable cause of death in our society and the most important issue of our time. He also stated that cigarette smoking is as addictive as heroin. Nicotine is 1000 times more potent than alcohol, and 10-100 times more potent that barbiturates and 10 times more potent that cocaine or morphine. More so, while...
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  • Should Tobacco Advertising Be Restricted
    Should tobacco advertising be restricted? This is a very controversial issue. There is the idea that young children that smoke started smoking because of advertisements, but there is also the idea that children start smoking for other reasons. Many big, well-known tobacco companies like RJ Reynolds are being sued for their advertisements. On Monday April 20th, 1998 the jury heard a testimony from Lynn Beasly, the marketing vice president of the RJ Reynolds Tobacco Company. The courts...
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  • Tobacco Companies Know the Effects
    Off With Their Head: Tobacco Companies Know the Effects “Government slowly suffocating these companies who are entitled to advertise and sell their legal ware”. Wait! Dr. Michael Kirsch offers up his support for the big tobacco companies, and in fact feels that consumers knew or should have known the effects of tobacco consumption. With mounting evidence over the years focused on the lies surrounding tobacco companies’ corporate practices, advertising game plans and falsification of nicotine...
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  • Tobacco & Third World Countries
    This case deals with the ethical dilemma that Tobacco manufactures face when selling tobacco products in third world countries. First, there is the ethical dilemma of business versus health. The opening and development of the tobacco business in Third World countries like China, Malaysia, Indonesia, India and Africa, is considered against the health consequences of tobacco use which according to an Oxford University epidemiologist, has estimated to cost 3 million lives annually rising to 10...
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  • The Effects Of Smoking Tobacco - 989 Words
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  • British American Tobacco Malaysia
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  • Smoking: Tobacco Industry - 288 Words
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  • Tobacco Companies Held Responsible
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