Essay about The Banning of Smoking in Public Facilities

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The Banning of Smoking in Public Facilities Thesis: Smoking in most public facilities should be banned. I. Smoking is very unhealthy for you. A. Smoking is the number one preventable cause of death in America. B. About 3 million people die each year from diseases that result from using tobacco products. C. Tobacco contains over 4,000 chemicals most are poisons. II. Not only is it unhealthy to you it is extremely unhealthy to others. A. 53,000 non-smoking Americans die annually from inhaling other people?s smoke. B. There are many diseases you can get from second hand smoke. C. You get stains on clothes and you smell really bad when you have been around it for a long period of time. III.…show more content…
One of the reasons smoking should be banned from public facilities is because I believe it will limit how much one person smokes. On Copper Towers website they state that 430,000 Americans die each year due to tobacco products while 3 million people around the world die. Tobacco contains over 4,000 chemicals, most of which are poisons. Not only is it unhealthy for you it is unhealthy to others. Secondhand smoking causes 53,000 deaths per year in the United States. In a survey I took at work 73% of current smokers said smoking should be restricted in restaurants while 94% of those who never smoked agreed. Do you ever feel like you are smoking, even though you are not a smoker yourself? I grew up in a family of smokers, and was constantly inhaling smoke from my parents' cigarettes. Do I now have the increased risk of developing lung cancer because of them? And in the work place, in the lounges the air is filled with smoke, you inhale as you try to grab you a soda from the soda machine. You're not the one smoking, but you are, in essence, because you are receiving all of the toxic effects of others' smoke into your lungs and your body. And what about a restaurant, the smoking or nonsmoking section? That is a joke, because the smoking section is right next to the nonsmoking section. Second hand smoke inhalation causes increased risk of lung infections and lung diseases such as pneumonia, bronchitis, asthma, emphysema, cancer, as well as, ear
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