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Smoking Is Bad For Your Health

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Smoking is bad for your health
Thesis Statement: Not only is smoking cigarettes bad for the person both short and long term but those around are affected by the secondhand smoke.
Summary: With over 300 million smokers around the globe it begs the question how is their choice to smoke cigarettes affecting not only themselves in the short run but also overall. Short term effects include frequent cough, colds, bronchitis, as well as pneumonia. The long-term effects are much grimmer than the short term. Long term effects include but not limited to cancer of the throat, lung, and mouth. Smoking also increases the chances of stomach, kidney, and pancreas. Women who smoke while pregnant increase the risks of the unborn baby such as premature
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Contoski, Edmund. "The Dangers of Secondhand Smoke Are Exaggerated." Tobacco and Smoking. Ed. Roman Espejo. Farmington Hills, MI: Greenhaven Press, 2015. Opposing Viewpoints. Rpt. from "Death by Smoking Ban." American Liberty 20 Apr. 2008. Opposing Viewpoints in Context. Web. 18 Apr. 2017.
This article talks about how tobacco use is a pediatric epidemic, around the world as well as in the United States. Although progress has been made in the U.S. high school seniors, one out of four is a regular cigarette smoker. Because few high school smokers are able to break free from the powerful addicting effects of nicotine, about 80% will smoke into adulthood.
Lato, Frances Robert. "Secondhand Smoke Is Dangerous." Tobacco Road: How to Choose Not to Use. Vol. 51. Dog Ear Publishing: Indianapolis, IN, 2010. Rpt. in Tobacco and Smoking. Ed. Roman Espejo. Farmington Hills, MI: Greenhaven Press, 2015. Opposing Viewpoints. Opposing Viewpoints in Context. Web. 18 Apr. 2017. This article argues that secondhand smoke is just as harmful as smoking. Nonsmokers in smoking environments take in multiple times more smoke than normal consumption, ultimately leading to lung cancer and health problems in people who do not smoke. Also, nonsmokers can actually become addicted to smoke and acquire the habits of smokers around them. Therefore nonsmokers and
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