Essay On Cigarette Smoking Should Be Banned

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Statistics show that cigarette smoking is one of the leading preventable causes of death in the United States. More than 480,000 deaths per year are caused by smoking and 42,000 deaths are resulting from second hand smoke exposure. Smoking doesn’t only causes preventable diseases but it is not cost efficient the amount of money that an average smoker spends yearly. Smoking tobacco is suppresses stress in smokers, but not been able to smoke can also cause more stress for the smoker. All these reasons bring me to this question, should smoking in public places be banned? As I mention before smoking is one of the leading preventable causes of death in the United States. Smoking can cause many diseases such as cancer, heart disease, stroke, lung…show more content…
Male tobacco smokers are also at risk of erectile dysfunction. It is estimated that smokers die 10 years earlier than a nonsmoker. More than 16 million Americans are diagnosed with a disease cause by tobacco. Worldwide, smoking tobacco causes nearly 6 million deaths and it’s estimated that by 2030 this figure will rise to 8 million deaths. Second hand smoke is the combination of sidestream smoke and mainstream smoke. Sidestream some is the smoke giving off by a burning tobacco. Mainstream smoke is the smoke exhale by the smoker. Second hand smokers are exposed at their house, their work place, public places such as bars, recreational settings and restaurants. Second hand smokers are also at risk of developing diseases such as cancer, it can increase the risk of heart diseases, and it’s related to hardening the arteries. Children who are exposed to second hand smoke are at risk of sudden infant death syndrome, ear infections, colds, pneumonia, bronchitis, and more severe asthma. Also exposed children can experience cough, wheeze and feel breathless due to the decreased development of the lungs caused by second hand smoke. Statics show that 1 out of 5 deaths are caused by second hand smoke which daily it turns into 1,300 deaths

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