Persuasive Essay on Smoking

883 Words Oct 5th, 2010 4 Pages
The Adversities of Smoking.
Smoking and even second hand smoking can lead to fatal diseases such as, lung cancer, cancer of the larynx, esophagus, and bladder diseases. http://www1.umn.edu/perio ltobacco/secondhandsmoke.html / smoking is hazardous enough to an individual’s health and it’s even more disturbing when people are exposed to dangers caused by smoking. The tobacco company however, had thought false labeling would help the situation when all it has done is worsen the case. The tobacco company had come with the idea of "light" cigarettes, which is just a way to think the cigarettes they are smoking are "healthier". Second hand smokers are just as endangered as the actual smokers they are equally exposed to fatal diseases.
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Justin Baer http://proquest.umi.com/pqdweb? We all know tobacco is bad for one’s health, but it gets serious when these companies go as far as overlooking the "labeling act of 1965" http://www.fda.gov/opacom/laws/fplact.html which asks that a warning sign is placed at the back of all tobacco products. People’s lives have been lost over these false labeling and the consumption and exposure of these drugs. They are everywhere, for instance, people at public places such as the park and the bus stops are exposed to second hand smoking, which is very deadly. This is unfair because people have every right not to be exposed something that should be illegal. Although the government has tried to resolve these issues by passing laws such as the Clean Indoor Air act, and the labeling act, the intensity of these laws are not good enough, the state of Washington for instance has a law against smoking in restaurants, which is a good thing, but majority of the smoking is done outside of restaurants.
Smoking around children is one very disturbing thing, but it’s a reality, the government has tried to put a stop to it inadequately as usual and not in all areas of this country. The state of Texas has a rule regarding smoking around foster kids, this probably would help, but how can you be sure. The best way is to get rid of the tobacco company
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