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.

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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