Smoking is an expensive habit. People who smoke cigarettes can spend as much as $2,500 a year on them. Smokers’ claim that it helps relax them and it releases stress but the negative aspects of smoking outweigh the positive. Smoking is a health hazard for smokers and non-smokers. Smokers should have the right to choose what to do with their own health but they should respect non-smokers. Many people believe that there are good and bad outcomes from smoking. I believe that smoking is bad and that it should be banned. Many people think that smoking is a sign of coolness but in fact it damages the body. Cigarettes contain nicotine which is an addictive substance and that is why it is hard for smokers to stop smoking. Smoking can damage the lungs, the heart, and causes other diseases. The most important reason to ban smoking is the effects on smokers and second hand smokers. About 400,000 Americans die each year from diseases cause by cigarette smoking. The biggest killers are lung cancer, other smoking related cancers, and heart disease. Smoking cigarettes causes more deaths than AIDS, illegal drug use, alcohol abuse, motor vehicle injuries, suicides, and murders. If there are non-smokers around smokers, they breathe the same air and that is not good. Non-smokers even have a higher rate of attaining diseases when they are around cigarette smoke. When children breath in cigarette smoke, they have an increase risk for childhood illnesses such as asthma and ear infections. Smoking also affects pregnancy and newborn children. Cigarette smoking and smokeless tobacco use during pregnancy pose serious risks to fetal heath. Many people do not know what ingredients are in cigarettes and why they may be harmful to them. The money spent on smoking is one of the reasons why we need to ban smoking. “In 2008, the price of a pack of cigarettes ranged from $4 to more than $7. In addition, the Center for Disease Control estimates that, on average, every pack of cigarettes smoked
Cigarette Smoking Should Be Banned
It has become fashionable in the world today to condemn smoking. Smoking should be banned because it destroys people’s health, finances and families.
Smoking has been shown to be dangerous to health of the people. Heart disease, bronchitis and lung cancer have all been linked. A further issue is that smoking costs governments millions of rands because of the large number of people who need treatment in hospitals for smoking related….
Nov 19, 2012
Should Cigarette Smoking Be Banned?
The harms of smoking have become more popular around the world. In my country many people die every year .You could also find more information about these problem in the many websites on the internet which discuss this problem also when you go to any hospital you will see many photos on the walls that considers about effects problem smoking. Smoking has a lot of disadvantages than advantages for us. Smoking habit can lead to many cancers….
Should Cigarette Smoking Be Banned?
Should there be a ban on cigarette smoking in the United States? Since cigarettes were introduced to Americans, questions have been raised concerning the legality of smoking and if it should be allowed everyone, in public places, or not at all. Recently, with the increase knowledge in cost and healthcare, the controversy with cigarette smoking has significantly risen. Across the country, states have banned smoking in public areas and inside buildings….
Years ago, millions of people died of lung cancer because of smoking. It was a dreadful scene. Those families were sad, because they had went bankrupt because of the great expensive of treating the sick at the hospital but now they were despairing as their sons and daughters were dying. Cigarette smoking should be banned, because it’s hazardous for people’s health, and it is also very expensive.
First of all, cigarettes contain four thousand chemicals in it, and 69 are known to cause cancer….
different between Saudi Arabia and United States of America like there in my country the oil is cheaper than water because we have a lot of oil wells that why it is cheap. In my country we don’t have any taxes. For example, if I have place that sells cigarettes I don’t pay for any tax. Here in America the oil is so expensive if you want to buy a car you have to think that if you can afford buying the oil for your car and if you can’t afford you can’t buy a car. The taxes are so expensive in U.S and this….
Cigarettes are seen as an instrument to calm the nerves as countless say that after they take in a cigarette it reduces their stress. However, over the years people have begun to notice the negative effects that smoking can have on both the active and passive smoker. In this essay I will be discussing whether a ban should be placed on the sale of cigarettes. Firstly, the negative effect that smoking can have on people that don’t smoke, especially children will be discussed. Secondly, how being distracted….
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Cigarettes have caused around 5 million deaths, which is 8 people dying each minute. Therefore cigarettes should be banned as they don’t just do physical damage but also moral damage. However banning cigarettes might lead to more criminal offense.
Cigarettes have become a serial killer and have brought to people several different illnesses. The ingredients in a cigarette are so bad for you that they can kill a large rat in a matter of minutes….
Cigarettes should be banned
According to The New York Times, Tobacco use is the leading preventable cause of death in the United States. ()Around 400,000 people die each year from smoking and that does not include the 50,000 who die from exposure to secondhand smoke or the 8.6 million whose illnesses are caused by smoking. Smoking is harmful to the environment, the user and everyone around them and should be banned.
Do people not care about the warning labels on cigarette boxes that read; Smoking….
Cigarettes Should be Banned
Smoking cigarettes has been a worldwide habit for a long time. According to the World Health Organization report, about 2 billion people smoke all over the world, 48% men and 12% women and even a number of child smokers. Everyone knows the harm of cigarettes and many countries have published smoking bans. The Himalayan kingdom of Bhutan was the first one to forbid tobacco sales (BBC News). I strongly approve of the cigarette ban because cigarette is bad for people’s….
Should Smoking Be Banned?
Smoking has become one of the leading killers in the world ever since it was produced. It results in chronic diseases and in some cases even death of the individuals. Innocent people shouldn't die because of it. According to various health reports published in medical journals, it has been clearly stated that a huge section of the society is under threat of facing premature deaths or grave diseases. There has been much research into smoking, why it should be….