Bad Habits Of Smoking Essay

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A Bad Habit: Smoking
Every eight seconds, someone dies from tobacco use. Worldwide, between 80,000 and 100,000 kids start smoking every day- roughly half of whom live in Asia (Martin, 2002). As stated in Wikipedia, a 2007 report states that, each year, about 4.9 million people worldwide die as a result of smoking. According to World Health Organization (2015), tobacco kills around 6 million people each year. More than 5 million of those deaths are the result of direct tobacco use while more than 600, 000 are the result of non-smokers being exposed to second-hand smoke. According to U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (2016), each day, more than 3,200 people under 18 smoke their first cigarette, and approximately 2,100 youth and young
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According to Anonymous, dubai TX (2016), many people start this horrible habit because of stress, personal issues and high blood pressure. Some people began showing off or some people wanted to enjoy it. According to Jacobs (2016), there are many different reasons why people smoke. Three of the main reasons that young people smoke are to look mature, to be like their friends, and to experiment. Since teens see older people all around them smoking, especially their parents and relatives, they smoke to act older. If their friends or peers smoke, they may feel pressured into doing the same to be accepted. The last reason is the excitement of experimenting with something that is forbidden. Adults smoke for other reasons, they may have a lot of stress and pressures because of economic and personal problems. They may be unemployed or working but not making enough money to take care of themselves and their families. They may be homeless, or they may be dealing with alcohol or cocaine/heroin addictions. All these people may smoke to feel relaxed or to give them energy while going through a hard time. Whether young or old, some people smoke to control their weight. Finally, there are people who say they love to smoke. Smoking gives them pleasure. It just makes them feel

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