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  • Secondhand Smoke In Public Places
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    Smoking in public places should be illegal, and today, we the affirmative team, will give you many reasons to prove why. People have been smoking cigarettes for hundreds of years, but it wasn't until recently that people started to realize exactly how bad cigarette smoking is. It can have a number of negative effects on the smoker, such as - Lung Cancer, Emphysema, Heart Disease etc Not only can it have these effects on the smoker, but a person who is simply being exposed to the smoke can contra...
  • Harmful Effects Of Environmental Tobacco Smoke
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    Secondhand smoke and laws about smoking in public places "What the smoker does to himself may be his business, but what the smoker does to the non-smoker is quite a different matter This we see as the most dangerous development to the viability of the tobacco industry that has yet occurred The strategic and long run antidote to the passive smoking issue is, as we see it, developing and widely publicizing clear-cut, credible, medical evidence that passive smoking is not harmful to the non-smokers...
  • Sicker Due To Exposure To Secondhand Smoke
    716 words
    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...
  • Smoking Section In A Public Place
    780 words
    Smoking in Public, Safe or Not? According to a article titled "Restricting Smoking in Public Places?" published in the July 21, 1986 U.S. News and World Report, five thousand people die each year because they have breathed someone else's smoke (65). This finding alone should be enough to encourage smokers to consider the health of those non-smokers around them before they light a cigarette in a public place. However this does not seem to be the case considering the results of a more recent condu...
  • Children Due To Secondhand Smoke
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    Smoking! Why do people do it? Do they want to be cool? Peer Pressure? What people don't realize is that smoking is the number one cause of preventable deaths in the United States. (web) Another thing people don't realize is all the kinds of sickness the can get or even give to there children due to secondhand smoke. Some of the most popular ones are heart attacks and strokes, lung problems, and what happens to there children when around it. When smoking does a person really think about what that...
  • Secondhand Smoke Causes
    683 words
    Alice Walker makes a great argument against smoking in her short essay, "My Daughter Smokes", by sharing with the reader a personal experience that she had concerning cigarette smoking. She describes what happened to her father because he was a smoker for most of his life. Walker talks about what happened to his appearance and his health because of smoking. She also makes a point in showing how society and Hollywood make smoking out to be attractive. Walker wrote this essay against smoking for o...
  • Secondhand Smoke Causes Health Effects Including Cancer
    565 words
    Hi Im here today to tell you the dangers of smoking. Smoking is one of the most preventable causes of death in our society. About one in five deaths in the US are results from using tobacco. About half all of smokers between of 35 and 69 die ahead of time the new smokers replace them. Smokers could be losing an average of 20 to 25 years of their life. Sometime Im around an adult that smokes and when he smokes, it makes the house smell awful. I have many reasons to why I think this. It gives you ...
  • Secondhand Smoke
    347 words
    How Secondhand Smoking Affects Us As most of you know, smoking is bad for your health, but what some of you might not know is that you don't actually have to smoke to be harmed by smoking. Lung cancer, which is the leading cause of cancer deaths in men and women, is mainly caused by cigarette smoking. Secondhand smoking causes approximately 2 percent of lung cancer deaths each year. It causes respiratory disease, Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS), middle ear disease, and asthma attacks in chil...
  • Side Effects Of Secondhand Smoke
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    During a pregnancy there are many choices to be made and smoking should not be one of them. Smoking while pregnant can cause major effects before the birth of the child and also in the child's future. Here are a few effects before the actual birth of the child: 1) Cigarettes contains a large number of chemicals that harm unborn babies. 2) Smoking raises the levels of carbon monoxide in your bloodstream. This gives less oxygen for baby. 3) Nicotine tightens the blood vessels, meaning the oxygen i...
  • Cigarette Smoke Causes Cancer
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    Banes 1 Ms. BuccholzC 411/2/98 Kick the Habit Since the turn of the century, smoking has been an American pastime. Smokingcigarettes was a way to relieve stress, relax, and enjoy life. Smoking was considered harmless until about 50 years ago. The American Tobacco Company disagrees with this. Research since then has proven much about this American pastime. The American Tobacco Company refuses to believe that smokingcigarettes can cause various types of cancer. This includes lung cancer, and other...
  • Non Smoking Bar
    940 words
    Smoking in Bars Within the last several years, health issues toward smoking have become a very popular issue. All over the nation, college students are having to deal with secondhand smoke any time they want to go out and socialize with their friends in a bar. Secondhand smoke can be very detrimental to anybody that it encounters. It is associated with an increased risk for lung cancer and coronary heart disease in nonsmoking adults (TIPS). For years communities have been working to get smoking ...
  • Environmental Tobacco Smoke
    876 words
    Smoking is the most preventable cause of death in our society. During 1995, approximately 2.1 million people in developed countries died as a result of smoking. One tobacco use is responsible for nearly one in five deaths in the United States. Lung Cancer mortality are about 23 times higher for current male smokers and 13 times higher for current female smokers compared to a lifelong never-smoker. In addition to being responsible for 87% of lung cancers, smoking is also associated with cancers o...
  • Contact Of Secondhand Smoke
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    Should smokers continue to have the right to smoke This is a question that has been strongly debated over the last couple of years. Smokers believe that it is there right to smoke. While non-smokers say that smoking is a hazard to everyone's health and it should be restricted. This is a difficult issue because of the strong views of each side. The facts we will examine should help us determine whether or not smoking should be eliminated. Smokers main argument is that it is their right and choice...
  • Exposure To Tobacco Smoke
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    Cigarette smoking is the greatest preventable cause of disease and premature death in the United States. Secondhand smoke causes numerous lung cancer deaths annually. Measures have been taken in both workplaces and public places to limit exposure to secondhand smoke. The economic cost of smokers to society is phenomenal. It includes monetary costs, lost workdays and shortened work lives. Many states are establishing and maintaining comprehensive tobacco-control programs to reduce tobacco use. Th...
  • Smoking Ban In The California Bars
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    In 1998, Drew Carey held a sit-in because of the smoking ban in the California bars. Even though Drew is not a smoker, he smoked that night and called the ban stupid. Three years ago, California enacted a state law that forbade smoking in bars and other work areas for the sake of the employees. Drew felt "It should be up to each bar owner and patron to decide if they want to smoke or not. Drew Carey was not cited by police for the incident, but the owner, Irwin Held, was. Held said, "It's smokin...
  • Number Of Secondhand Smoke Deaths
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    Smokers are the Victims of Secondhand Smoke Smoking is a choice that everyone has to make. It is understood that smoking is bad for your health and nasty habit, but the rights of smokers have been taken away. Smoking and non-smoking sections were and exellent idea that is being slowly abolished. Over the last few years, secondhand smoke has become one of the largest, and most incredible tall tales ever. Through the lack of knowledge, closed minds, and pure self-centered ness, smokers rights have...
  • Effects Of Secondhand Smoke
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    Tobacco is used all over the world for centuries. It can be ingested many different ways: chewing, sniffing, and smoking. Today, cigarette smokers consume the most tobacco, Cigarettes account for nearly 17 percent of all deaths in the United States annually (Balch, 485). Cigarette smoking continues to be a major health problem in the United States. Recent studies indicate that smoking has cause many health problems such as lung cancer and coronary heart disease. Moreover, it has become a social ...
  • Dangers Of Secondhand Smoke
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    Raj Sagar Francisco Gil Yeon Sik Kim Tannenbaum Freedom to Live or Freedom to Smoke What have cigarettes done for society nothing but taken away millions of innocent lives. Each year thousands and thousands of people die from either smoking or second-hand smoke. Smoking has not benefited anyone but the tobacco companies. They become rich while you are smoking away priceless years of your life. Smoking not only kills the smoker but also kills the people around the smoker. I am here arguing in fav...
  • Secondhand Smoke
    632 words
    Health is a very important issue to many people. Everywhere you look there are billboards, commerical's, or even television shows that encourage you to get, and most importantly, stay healthy and fit. Now, you may exercise everyday, eat right, and you may look like a contestant from the "Fitness USA Parent"; but inside, you are most likely just as bad, and if not worse than anyone else. "What could be the cause?" you may ask, and the answer is very simple... it's the terrible effects of smoking....
  • Lung Cancer Through Secondhand Smoke
    511 words
    Imagine, you are dining in your favorite restaurant. As you take a moment to inhale the aroma of the food you ordered. Suddenly your body reacts with a strong cough. Glancing around, you notice an individual smoking heavily. "How would you react?" Smoking in public facilities can lead to many problems and should be banned. A pure and clean breathing environment is something everyone needs, especially if you are dining. When individuals smoke in public places, they are giving off their exhaled sm...

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