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My faithful friend

smoking cigarettes surmounts over the life of a smoker. What began as a meaningless childhood habit of doing something you’re not supposed to do, turned into an addiction that’s almost impossible to quit, and will probably be the nails that seal my coffin. As a child the addiction was actually not that of the actual cigarettes. My first memory of smoking was in fifth grade. I was at school with another boy out in a field beyond the playground lying in a ditch. I had brought the cigarettes and matches...

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The Lonly Wolf

|The National Tobacco Strategy 2004-2009 : Every Cigarette is doing you damage. | |Summary |and advise smokers to quit and to put them in contact with | |a. The National Tobacco Strategy is a five-year action plan endorsed|appropriate support services and pharmaceutical products. Quit | |by the Ministerial Council on Drug Strategy; it follows on from a |services...

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Should Smoking Be Allowed In Schools

community service around campus by cleaning up cigarette butts to make the campus look cleaner. Also, a series of The Real Cost commercials can be shown. On the other hand, the approach can be taken of raising awareness instead of penalizing the smokers. Yes, there would be a fight if the campus started actually enforcing the rules, but isn’t that what rules are meant to do – stop people from doing an unwanted action? It is common knowledge that smoking cigarettes leads to lung cancer, so, why not raise...

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Tobacco Companies Targeting Young People

Conclusion Every day, 3,000 kids start smoking, most of them between the ages of 10 and 18. These kids add up to 90 percent of all new smokers (Roberts 38). These statistics show us that young people are the main targets of the tobacco companies. The cigarette manufacturers will deny it, but advertising and promotion play a very important part in making these statistics a reality. The two main companies in this advertising war are Marlboro and Camel. Marlboro uses a western cowboy called the Marlboro...

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Tobacco Smoking and Its Effect on Periodontal Disease in New Zealand's Adult Population

Smokers have also been known to have impaired healing of gingivae due to blood flow and poorer clinically results to both surgical and non-surgical treatment (Obeid & Bercy, 2000). It is necessary to research this area to find out if the amount of cigarettes smoked has more of an effect on the stage of periodontitis. When researching this topic the necessary confounding factors such as age, sex and socio economic status has to be considered (Bergstrom et al, 2000). Aim: The research’s main objective...

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Why People Shouldn't Smoke

smoking?” Well it’s because there’s something called second hand smoke, Second-hand smoke is the smoke from a burning cigarette, pipe or cigar. It is also the smoke exhaled by a smoker. You might be breathing in second hand smoke and you don’t even know it, it can be anywhere. Cigarettes produce about 12 minutes of smoke, but the smoker might only inhale 1 minute of smoke from their cigarette. The rest of the smoke stays in the air for the public to breathe in. Second hand smoke contains more than 4000...

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Personal Narrative: My Migration From El Paso

It was June 13, 1995. I was in El Paso TX, boarding a plane, with a one way ticket to San Diego CA. I knew once I boarded that plane my life would never be the same. All I had in my possession was the clothes on my back, my wallet, and cigarettes and a liter. I was a scared 18 year old but an extremely excited one also. I knew I was leaving all my friends, family, and loved ones as a young immature teenager but would return with more maturity and a brighter future. As the flight began its taxi down...

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Comparing Plato's "The Myth of the Cave" to Our Everyday Influences

leer you back in to a world of control and manipulation, a world where you believe you are dependent on cigarettes. For all the time you have been smoking you have trained your body and mind to think it needs that constant dose of nicotine you’ve always given yourself. You’ve allowed it to become a shadow, a constant illusion. The people doubting your success in your attempt to quit smoking cigarettes are creating more illusions (shadows) just like you’re body’s need for nicotine. Of course you’re body...

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Banning Smoking in Public Places

non-smokers and the dismay of those for whom a cigarette is a permanent extension of the lips. Tobacco smoke contains carbon monoxide, a gas, which, if is inhaled, can produce different types of pulmonary diseases, cancer. This action of carbon monoxide displays one great advantage of the ban on smoking in public places. People standing next to the smoker will, against their wishes, be inhaling the tobacco smoke emanating from the tip of the cigar or cigarette as well as that exhaled by the smoker. Thus...

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Tobacco Disputes

problems are created. With a smaller population there is less competition for resources, less crime, and less pollution. These are characteristics that states wish to have. In my years of existence, I have seen people who smoke up to two packs of cigarettes every day. These individuals are none the less addicted to the product, but they all had the ability to read the warnings and use the ability of reason to determine the possible effects of smoking when they first started. The buyer has complete...

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