The Debate of Banning Smoking in Public Places Essays

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The Debate of Banning Smoking in Public Places


“There is no difference between a smoker and a suicide, only that one
takes longer to kill themselves than the other”.

Everyone has their rights, and if you want to smoke or not should be
your choice because you are doing the damage to your own body. But if
it’s supposed to be your choice and every gets their own choice then
when you smoke in public places or wherever anyone is around you, you
are making that choice for them and damaging their body not just
yours. Is this unfair? Throughout this essay I will discuss the pros
and cons of smoking and smoking in public places and discuss how
smoking affects you and others around you.

Most people
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Also a great deal of smoker complain of
‘smokers cough’. This is due to our bodies way of trying to get rid of
the tar that has settled in the bronchial tubes, by producing extra
mucus to clean the lungs. So if smoking is proved to cause all these
health hazards and repulsive things then why do people, including the
young, smoke?

Tobacco first arrived in the 16th century, and many Europeans started
to smoke as they believed tobacco contained medicine, which was good
for their health. Today it is well known that the opposite is true and
the reason so many people may hate smoking but cant give up is because
cigarettes contain a chemical called nicotine. Nicotine gives a person
many good feelings, these feelings you get are what draw you back for
another cigarette. Nicotine causes rapid relief of adrenaline which
feels good and it’s effects are:

* Rapid heartbeat

* Increased blood pressure

* Rapid, shallow breathing

It also makes you eat less and some people find this a good thing but
it is definitely not. It causes you to think that you have no sugar
unlike the weight loss caused by exercising, this makes you have high
cholesterol and damages arteries this causes heart attacks. Nicotine
is why its tremendously hard to give up smoking.

So just because smoking is so addictive and smokers cant give up why…