(Jordan 1). Secondly not only does it affect smokers but even people who don 't even partake in the activity of smoking cigarettes. Second hand smoke is a serious issue and can cause cancer almost easy as being an actual smoker can. Stanford University had released a study that shows that secondhand smoke exposure levels are very close to the amount of cancerous smoke active smokers are affected by. According to a 1997 California EPA Report on Secondhand Smoke 53,800 people die every year from secondhand smoke exposure.
It has also been established that that most people start smoking at the age between 12 and 14, in addition to the fact that 1,200 tobacco smokers die every from smoking (Eaton, 2003). This translates to about 1,4389,00 deaths every year. This is a great number of preventable deaths every year. Despite being of great economic importance, tobacco has brought about much more harm than good. In fact, those who smoke have their life span shortened by about approximately.
China is the world 's largest producer and consumer of cigarettes, with more than 350 million residents reporting being current or former smokers. Death and pollution are the main reason why smoking should be band in public places The first thing we are gone talk about is the huge amount of death that came out from smoking habited research show Smoking deaths are one of the most preventable causes of premature death. Still, each year more than 443,000 people die from this deadly habit. Research show that
Tobacco is known to be a killer of humans for many years, like Cancer, HIV, and other diseases. The world is still trying its best to fight the above disease in order not to kill the people. At the same time, especially the developed nations pour their millions of dollars to eradicate this disease not to kill their citizens. While the world agrees that other diseases should be eliminated, there is still debate about tobacco. Questions remain about whether people should be allowed to use tobacco if it is their choice, since it seems like giving people the ability to harm themselves.
The statement “Smoking seriously harms you and others around you” on each cigarette package is no world news. Smoking is the number one inevitable cause of death and it is estimated that the rate of death due to cigarette smoking kills up to half of it users globally. That is more human lives than traffic accidents, drug use, alcohol, suicide and AIDS are harvesting together. Smoking has serious consequences and if cigarettes had been invented today they would be illegal because of the consequences they bring. Moreover, there are still people who choose to smoke, even though they are aware of how unhealthy smoking can be.
More than 950 of them will become daily smokers. 30% of today’s adolescents will continue smoking and die early from smoking diseases. By 2030, unless urgent action is taken, tobacco’s yearly death toll will rise to more than eight million. The Science Behind Smoking Every time you smoke, blood that’s thick and dirty with toxins circulates through your body in seconds, increasing your chances of a heart attack or stroke. We know smoking is dangerous, but how dangerous?
Tobacco is a lethal product that countries try to reduce the consumption. Around the world, many countries apply smoking bans, but smoking bans’ history is not new. One of the first applications of smoking ban was in Ottoman Empire. Sultan Murat IV banned smoking across the country in 1633 (Cutler, 2007). The punishment for breaking the ban was death (Ibid.).
The average smoker will lose about 10 years of life just because of smoking cigarettes. Crazy right? If that doesn’t convince you to stop smoking, I don’t know what does. I get smoking is fairly hard to give up but there are other options to help you give it up for good. Such as; Electrical Cigarettes.
Since 1920, campaign against smoking all over the world has been going on. The governments have also been on the front line to discourage smoking by increasing taxes levied on cigarettes. Reports from medical personnel show that most of the health problems, including heart disease, cancer, respiratory problems, and sexual health problems have been linked to smoking of cigarettes. According to World Health Organization statistics, one individual in every group of ten dies from illness caused by tobacco (Friedman, 2002). Although the public has full knowledge of the risks involved in smoking cigarettes, they continue to smoke.
The article “health risks of secondhand smoke” (2015) the author mentions that non-smokers inhale the exact chemicals that the smokers inhale. By this, one smoker can widely affect a group of non-smokers. People who are against smoking in public places say that each person has the right to live in a clean environment. It is numerous of ill people and children walking in the streets who will get harm deeply from the cigarette smoke. This is also unacceptable for tourism because tourists will feel uncomfortable by virtue of the smell and the smoke.