Smoking Tobacco : Debating The Use Of Tobacco

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Debating the use of Tobacco The use of tobacco has numerous side effects and creates horrible medical issues and horrible side effects. It is a harmful and financially wasteful addiction, and it should not be used. Tobacco is a preparation of the nicotine-rich leaves of a plant grown throughout the world, which are cured by a process of dying and fermentation for smoking, chewing, and other uses. Columbus was the first european to discover tobacco in 1492. Tobacco back then was used for trade. It was major trade item for Great Britain and American colonies. It wasn’t until 1556 that the first report of a smoking englishman is of a sailor in Bristol.
Tobacco can be consumed in many ways. The most popular way is by smoking it of which are many ways to consume it, including pipes, cigarettes, and cigars. Another one is with hookah, which is an oriental tobacco pipe with a long flexible tube that draws the smoke through water contained in a bowl. Many people think that hookah is a safer way to smoke tobacco but its not. “A research done by the University of Maryland shows that smoking tobacco through water does not filter out cancer-causing chemicals. Water-filtered smoke can damage the lungs and heart as much as cigarette smoke. But hookah smoke does not burn the lungs when inhaled because it is cooled through the water in the base of the hookah. Even though the smoke is cooled, it still contains carcinogens and it is still very unhealthy.” There is also snuff and chewing

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