Cigarettes and other tobacco products should be made illegal because of the economic effects, addictive properties, secondhand smoke, and can lead to disease and/or death.
Cigarettes aren't just bad for our health their bad for the environment to. According to the Bolton Stop Smoking Service it takes five to ten years for a cigarette to biograde, unless someone would clean them up. Cigarettes pollute the air and can cause animals and people to get sick. Also about fifteen billion cigarettes are being smoked everyday, that means 1,643,836 trees are being cut down everyday. This information is stating that a cigarette will take five to ten years to decompose. Also showing that cigarettes affect the environment around us. In addition to that lots of cigarettes are being smoked leading to several trees being cut down. So as a result cigarettes are bad for the environment and should be illegal.
One of the largest and most problematic health issues in our society is smoking. Smoking is currently the leading cause of death in our country, due to its harmful and addicting contents, such as nicotine and tobacco. Although millions die from it each year, smoking is the single most preventable cause of death as well. Without smoking, a tremendous amount of money and lives will be saved. I think that our country should ban smoking and the production of cigarettes in order to maintain a healthier nation, help save the environment, and prevent the almost 1000 deaths that they cause in fires each year.
Spending money on smoking is too much and leads to nothing, and there are no benefits that people can get from smoking. Smoking can hit personal finances and smokers are burning their money for no reason. Instead of using money to get cigarettes, people can donate to non-government organizations to wipe out poverty and change people’s lives. Smoking is a major factor that is destroying the environment. Smoking cigarettes is bad for the air. People who do not smoke have to breathe the bad air around the smokers. Smoking needs to be banned in public to let other people breathe the fresh air. Most Americans are exposed to outdoor and indoor air that can cause cancer and other serious health problems. Smoking is a serious problem that needs to be taken care of. If we want a strong environment, clean environment, and a good public health, we need to ban smoking once and for all.
This year alone cigarettes will end up killing over 500,000 Americans, and many more will suffer from different types of cancer, circulatory, and respiratory system diseases, due to smoking cigarettes. Cigarettes have been known to cause these illnesses for a long time. The FDA has proven that nicotine, one of the main chemicals in cigarettes, is addictive. This explains why smokers continue to use cigarettes even though they are aware of the health dangers that come from smoking cigarettes. Researchers have also found out that when people smoke by pregnant women it causes the deaths of over 4,000 babies and 110,000 miscarriages. The only way to prevent death by cigarettes would be to ban them.
Smoking is the inhalation and exhalation of the smoke of burning tobacco. Historically, it was thought that smoking was harmless, but more modern, clinical and laboratory research proves that it is, in fact, extremely dangerous. Tobacco cigarettes should be illegal in the United States due to their plethora of negative effects on the population and the environment. If cigarettes were banned, the country would be a much better place. Pollution, diseases and fatalities would dramatically decrease, while productivity, financial stability and overall health would increase.
Cigarettes should be illegal because it harms you by raising the risk of lung cancer. It causes lung cancer by affecting the lungs. If you're new to smoking and you stop your body may be able to fix this damage. If you keep doing it repeatedly you can end up with cancer. Smoking harms pregnant females by doubling
For years cigarettes have been known to cause cancer, emphysema, and other horrible illnesses. The deaths of over 420,000 Americans this year will be attributable to cigarettes. With some of the other causes of preventable deaths such as, alcohol, illegal drugs, AIDS, suicide, transportation accidents, fires, and guns, cigarettes still account for more preventable deaths than those do combined, as stated by Lonnie Bristow M.D. of the American Medical Association at her speech to Indiana University. Some researchers have also found that smoking by pregnant women causes the deaths of over 5,000 babies and 115,000 miscarriages. The best way to get rid of the suffering and loss of life by cigarettes is to ban them. We can no longer stand aside and watch fellow Americans die because they smoke cigarettes. Thousands of smokers try to rid
Cigarettes are the number one cause of death in the U.S. and yet they are still on the shelves. People know the damage tobacco does to the body, and yet they still continue to smoke, chew, and sniff it. Cigarettes and tobacco products needs to be criminalized. Smoking is the number one cause of cancer in the United States. About 50 million people smoke cigarettes in the United States.
Why are cigarettes still being made knowing the harm that cigarettes do to the human body? In the United States, smoking is the leading cause of premature preventable death and disease in the United States. For an average male who smokes cigarettes tale about 13.2 years of their lives. For average women, cigarettes take about 14.5 years of their lives. 480,000 Americans each year die from smoking cigarettes. Not only do people die from smoking cigarettes, but more than 41,000 people die each year from the exposure to secondhand smoke (Burden of Tobacco Use in the U.S). 9 out of 10 smokers start before the age of 18, which needs to be put to a stop. Everyone's life is at risk when its comes to smoking and inhaling the smoke. We have all had the exposure to cigarette smoke, and every time the chances of us getting affected by the smoke rise every time. Smoking should be illegal because smoking causes damage to every organ in the human body, there are at least 70 chemicals that cause cancer (Health Risks of Secondhand Smoke), and how many people are affected and even killed from smoking.
Have you ever been in a situation where you try to walk in a building, but there are people smoking at the entrance, and you does not want to breathe in those toxic airs. Therefore, you try to hold your breath and walk pass them to get inside the building. Reason why I mention this, it is because Smoking is one of the major cause of preventable deaths, smoking also causes many illnesses for people. According to the Center Of Disease Control and Prevention reported that 46 million people in the American who are age of 18 and older smoke cigarettes, and there are more than 480,000 smoking related deaths per year in the United States. Smoking is does not just put the smokers at risk, but also people around them. According to the Center Of Disease Control and Prevention since 1964, approximately around 2.500.000 non- smokers died because of exposure to second hand smoke I think that smoking should be banned completely in home, worksite, and public place around the world to reduce the cause of deaths and pollution.
“Smoking is hateful to the nose, harmful to the brain, and dangerous to the lungs.” (King James I). Some people think the smell of smoking is awful, and it has been proven by doctors that smoking can harm us. Smoking is harmful to the brain, which can make you lose your concentration and smoking also can cause many diseases like cancer. Some non-smokers believes that smoking should not be allowed in the U.S, but smokers believe it should be allowed in the U.S. Smoking should be banned because it's hazardous to one’s health, expensive, and harmful to nonsmokers.
11/12 people that I surveyed said that they would never smoke in their life. This proves, again, that there are no pros to smoking and nothing good would come out of it, secondhand smoke is harmful to others around you who have to inhale it against their will, and smoking kills many people and causes many diseases each year. Cigarettes should be illegal and not sold in any stores, any longer! Let’s continue the trend of banning smoking everywhere such as in, local places such as parks, hospitals, restaurants, etc.So, when you see a pack of cigarettes, just ask yourself, would you want to be like Taylor’s
Smoking is slow-motion suicide. Smoking is the biggest cause of death that is preventable. People need To be talking about the history of cigarettes, Underage smoking, and the Diseases of long term smoking, Then they will understand that cigarettes should be illegal.