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  • My Sister's Smoking Habit
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    English Comp. Essay How Smoking Affects Your Life and People Around You I have watched a man try to convince me he's not a smoker, as he holds a cigarette in his hand. People come up with many intricate and clever excuses to assure themselves, as well as others, that they are not smokers. Whether you decide to call it "Social smoking", or try to label yourself solely as a "Party smoker", you are a smoker. A few of my friends only have a cigarette or two at a party, or with a drink. The rest of t...
  • Smoking And Second Hand Smoke
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    Rob Burke Com 210 Mr. Hunt Persuasion speech Intro: Today I would like to inform you why cigarettes are bad, and why you shouldnt smoke. Did you know that smoking related deaths total up to the #1 cause of death in peoples. Not only can it effect you personally but it can also harm others around you. Main Idea I: Why do people even start smoking 1.) Some start young because they think its cool a.) They may see older people do it. b.) Maybe their friends smoke and they want to fit in. c.) Some ju...
  • Smoke
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    Most people know that smoking tobacco can cause lung cancer, but what they do not know is that it can cause many other cancers and illnesses. It is not enough to eat healthy and workout regularly, if you keep that bad habit then you are just limiting yourself from your full potential and performance. In our profession it is vital that we are able to perform at our peak when it counts, lives may depend on us and we need to take that into serious consideration every time we put a cigarette to our ...
  • Sicker Due To Exposure To Secondhand Smoke
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    Keep Joe Camel Out of the Mall! .".. I male what pleasure or felicities they have in taking this ro gish Tobacco: it is good for nothing, but to choke a man, and fill him of smoke, and impers... ". (Jonson, Act 3, Scene 3.2) These were the words of Ben Jonson, a 17th century English poet. In agreement with this quote, smoking should be banned from all public places. This opinion is supported by the evidence that secondhand smoke is very harmful. Additionally, if a child sees an older person smok...
  • Cigarette Smoke
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    11/2/99 Whiner y 1 Got a Light Little Boy? For years, there has been a huge debate on whether cigarette smoke affects both the people being around the smoke, or the people doing the actual act itself. There is a huge cloud of "smoke" on this topic that needs to be cleared. Who are we to believe? The tobacco company that has its own researchers, or the independent researchers that have nothing to hide? In the article, "What the Antismoking Zealots Really Crave", by Jeff Jacoby, he comes up with m...
  • Tobacco
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    I am here to talk to you about smoking its risks and its consequences. First, to understand how smoking tobacco affects your body you have got to understand how smoking works inside your body A regular cigarette contains treacherous chemicals such as carbon monoxide, tar and nicotine. Did you know that nicotine is a poisonous compound that the tobacco plant uses as a defense against its environment This may sound strange to you but it is true. This poison is the same you inhale when you smoke a ...
  • People Smoke
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    Do you smoke? This is one of the most popular questions today. It seems that with all of the health risks, cancers and breathing problems that it is hard to understand why one would smoke. There is no universal answer to this question. People smoke because of the way cigarettes are advertised and where they are shown. People also smoke because they believe smoking will make them act, look, relax, feel different or to fit in. There are many reasons why people start to smoke, but is it worth it to...
  • Smoking Ban
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    A STAGGERING 67 per cent of all street litter is smoker-generated, whether in the form of butts, packets or wrapping, according to Limerick County Council. And environmental education officer, Pauline McDonagh added that 'it can take up to five years for a cigarette butt to disintegrate". She also stressed that there is visible evidence that the smoking ban has increased litter in Limerick. To counteract this, the County Council is urging smokers to start using the portable ashtrays which are av...
  • Tobacco Industry
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    Smoking After reading the article "Whose lungs are they, anyway" by Janet Singleton, I was able to determine the proposal at issue. The issue in this article is about why people decide to smoke and who's responsible for making hat decision. Should we put the blame one the tobacco industry or is it just people's own decision to smoke The position I stand in is I feel that the tobacco industry should not be held responsible for smokers' decision to smoke. I feel this way because the tobacco indust...
  • Smoke At A Few Assigned Places
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    The smoking problem in America Smoking is a severe detriment to the heath of America. Smoking is harmful to everyone's health, even in second hand form. The main argument for being able to smoke is personal freedom. It is the smokers choice if they want to smoke. I have a variety of different feelings about this topic because I am coming from a different society, distinct from that of America. First I would like to begin with the subject of tobacco. People have been smoking this poison for a lon...
  • Hard Smokers Smoke Around 500 Billion Cigarettes
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    NO SMOKING Smoking is a bad and unhealthy habit in which a person inhales and exhales the smoke of the tobacco or any substance in a cigarette or a pipe (gran diccionario 843) People should not smoke because, obviously, it affects the smoker and also, it affects all the people that are around them. There are several reasons why people should stop the habit of smoking. To see why, we have to be conscious about the consequences of smoking. First of all, physically, the smoker's teeth became de col...
  • Effect On The Number Of Smokers Smoking
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    Smoking Your Life Away There are many words that bring conflict to people all over the world, all you have to do is say the word and you can bring all kinds of arguments and debates up. Some of them include: abortion, marijuana, racism, death sentences, smoking, and many more. Smoking is defined as: to inhale and exhale smoke from a cigarette or cigar (Houghton, 393). There are over 52.8 million smokers in the United States, however, smoking prevalence is lower among persons with more that 16 ye...
  • 42 5 Percent Of Men Smoke
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    Teenagers Smoking Introduction Smoking is a very important issue in the world and among teenagers. There is research that shows that immigrants to the US smoke even more than US citizens (Public Health Service, 1991). Since we at Galileo are all teenagers and mostly immigrants, we would like to do research on smoking in China, the U. S and among immigrants. We did a lot of research in books, magazines and the Internet, and then made a survey to see if smoking at Galileo H. S (a high school in SF...
  • Court's Risk Levels Of Ets Exposure
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    Smoking has been a part of our society since tobacco was discovered in the Americas. It can be found just about everywhere by observing people as they go through their day-to-day activities, watching TV or going to a bar or restaurants and in peoples homes. It has been claimed that secondhand smoke can affect the general health and well being of people exposed to it. The health and well being of these people is a concern of government officials. In return restrictions and laws have been made to ...
  • People Smoke In Your Home
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    Smoking is a bad habit which many people are infected with, yet others are trying to quit smoking and get away from it, but not all of them succeed. In fact, anyone who want to quit smoking needs to follow certain steps. To begin with, you need to make a plan and get ready. First, set a quit date. Next, change your environment. For example, get rid of all cigarettes and ashtrays in your home, car and place of work, and don't let people smoke in your home. Also review your past attempts to quit. ...
  • Bad Cigarette Smoke
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    When many people start smoking, they don't think about the cause and effect of what cigarettes will do to them or other around them. Every year, more then 400,000 American deaths are attributed to smoking. Smoking has been banned in restaurants, workplaces and other public areas. After this law was passed many people had different thoughts if this was right or not. It's also illegal for cigarettes to be sold to anyone under the age of 18, but some how they still find a way to get their hands on ...
  • Exposure Of Nonsmokers To Environmental Tobacco Smoke
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    In 1964 the United States Public Health Service released a landmark document which stated that smoking is a major cause of cancer of the lunges mouth and throat. Since then researchers have shown that each year cigarette smoking causes more than 300,000 premature deaths in the United States alone. This is mainly from cancer, heart disease, chronic obstructive lung disease, such as emphysema states Evert t Keep a Surgeon General. That is why it is a wise and smart choice to ban smoking from New Y...
  • Average Tidal Volume Of 0 57 L
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    This experiment showed us how fit our lungs are by using a spirometer to measure the different volumes within our lungs. The volumes measured in the experiment include tidal volume, inspiratory reserve volume, the vital capacity, and the forced expiratory volume. Smoking may have an effect on these different volumes of air moving in and out of the lungs. Smoking increases the amount of physiologic dead space within the lungs; this happens when damaged alveoli combine to form larger alveoli, incr...
  • People Smoke
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    Smoking: Onset And Maintenance Discuss the role of psychological factors in explaining the onset and maintenance of smoking. A health behaviour is defined as a 'behaviour aimed at preventing disease', such as eating a healthy diet (Karl & Cobb, 1996). Health impairing habits are those that include the use of behaviour pathogens, such as smoking (Matarazzo, 1984). Studies have been done which look at the extent to which our own behaviour is responsible for our health. In 1979, McKeown stated that...

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