Smoking Should Be Banned In America

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“I hate to see you go like this, Mom. It shouldn’t have happened this way.” Taylor glared at the pack of cigarettes in her Mother’s hand as she took her last breaths and the cigarettes fell to the floor. She grabbed her mother’s greasy yellow fingers and scowled at her mother’s brown teeth, and kissed her wrinkled, distorted face. Smoking kills more than 480,000 people in the U.S. each year. Will you be one of them? Overall, I think that smoking should be banned from society. There are no pros to smoking, secondhand smoke is harmful, and finally, smoking kills many people and causes many diseases every year In the first place, there are no pros to smoking and nothing good would come out of it. According to WebMD, “Tobacco smoke has more than 4,000 chemical compounds, at least 250 are known to cause disease.” Also, conforming to CDC, smoking can cause cancer in every part of the body. Unfortunately, more than 10 times as many U.S. citizens have died prematurely from smoking than all the wars in U.S. history. Therefore, no matter what it is, it is not worth that amount of deaths, especially something that does nothing but harm everything in your body. On the other hand, many people will complain that although they want to stop, they have the made the mistake of smoking once and now they are…show more content…
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
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