Argumentative Essay On Smoking Cigarettes

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Argumentative Essay Thomas sits in the stiff, cold hospital bed sleeping and waking up occasionally to cough. He begins to get short of breath immediately and starts to gasp for air. As he waits nervously for the results from his MRI, a tall, young doctor walks in with a look of unfortunate news on his face. Thomas’ wife stands next to the bed and grabs his hand for what is to come. The doctor slowly breaks the news to this 75-year-old couple. Thomas was diagnosed with lung cancer, and it had already spread too much for there to be a cure. He would be put on bed rest in the hospital until there would be a further notice. The next week Thomas past away. His grandchildren, still young, would not see their grandfather ever again. Thomas will never see and feel the joy of experiencing his grandchildren grow into successful adults. All because he smoked a pack of cigarettes a day.…show more content…
They say that they are healthier for you and help you quit. However, studies have shown that this is not true. Vapingdail.com states, do not be fooled, e-cigarettes are not healthy. E- cigs still contain nicotine, which can give you heart or lung disease. Nicotine is an addictive chemical, in the end you will be hooked on smoking e-cigarettes. They also state, lead, formaldehyde, nicotine, nitrosamines, and more are found in e-cigs. Most of which are connected to cancer. You may be surprised to learn that they say, “The formaldehyde and metal rate in a e-cig are the same if not higher than a regular cigarette.” In addition, Electronic cigarettes not only affect you, but the earth too. Just like cigarettes, Stanton A. Glantz, director of the Tobacco Research Control states, “Electronic cigarettes pollute the air with nicotine and fine particles.” So in the end, electronic cigarettes have the same effect as regular ones. Although, they are not as powerful, they do harm the world in many
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