Persuasive Essay On Smoking

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The modern world is the safest period in history. People enjoy low crime rates, safe food, clean water, war is a fraction of it once was, and those who want a job can have one. We are kept safe from the dangers of the world that used to devastate populations; Heroin, the Black Plague, and predatory animals. Smoking kills. It is the number one preventable cause of death in the World. Yet there are over seven million worldwide deaths every year (Tobacco, 2018). So why is it that we continue to not only allow cigarettes and tobacco smoking, but it is also commonplace throughout the world? We as humans have a responsibility to come together and put an end to tobacco products once and for all. The CDC Smoking and Tobacco Use site estimates “smoking increases the risk for coronary heart disease by two to four times, strokes by two to four times, and the development of lung cancer by twenty-five times”. It can negatively affect everything from your organs to a fetus in a pregnant woman 's uterus. Once you quit, you must then face the effects of withdrawal. People who go through withdrawal describe it as being the worst experience in their life. Addiction to nicotine can occur after only a few days or weeks. You will always face an increased desire for nicotine no matter how long it has been since the last time you’ve had it. Sever nicotine cravings cause headaches, dizziness, fatigue, and even possibly constipation. Why should we allow someone who wants to improve their health go

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