Advantages And Disadvantages Of Smoking

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In today's world, many people are addicted to cigarettes. According to the data, there are about 1.1 billion smokers worldwide, and 70 percent of them are in developing countries. About 47 percent of men and 12 percent of women worldwide smoke. In this environment, there are so many people who have to do with lung diseases, especially lung cancer, which is already the highest rate of cancer in many countries where people smoke so heavily, such as China. So, there are so many people are wondering whether forbid smoking is a good way to protect the health of the community. According to what I have collected all the data view, smoking bans have advantages and disadvantages.
First, the smoking ban can play a very important role in personal health. As known, tobacco smoke contains at least three kinds of dangerous chemicals: the tar, nicotine and carbon monoxide, tar is made up of several kinds of material blending material, will be concentrated into a viscous material in the lungs. Nicotine is an addictive drug that is absorbed by the lungs, primarily affecting the nervous system. Carbon monoxide reduces the ability of red blood cells to transport oxygen throughout the body A person who smoked 15 to 20 cigarettes a day was 14 times more likely to die of lung cancer, mouth cancer or throat cancer than non-smokers. It is four times more likely to die from esophageal cancer than non-smokers. It's twice as likely to die of bladder cancer. It's twice as likely to die of a heart
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