That 's crazy how 4 different things cause less deaths than smoking. 1 Lung cancer is also a huge way of dying, people who smoke are likely to get lung cancer. Smoking cigarettes causes 30% of deaths in the United States. Lung cancer kills more than 80% of people in the United States. Lung cancer is one of the most common cancer deaths.
Nicotine and the dozens of other poisonous chemicals in tobacco cause lots of diseases, like heart problems and some kinds of cancer. “ (SIRS). Both of these articles have a reason of why smoking tobacco is bad. Britannica says that tobacco stores have increased by around 80% during the century 2000. The SIRS says that tobacco has killed thousands of Americans and causes diseases like heart problems and some kinds of cancer.
So, Smoking kills 480,000 people a year in the US alone. Funny, I wouldn 't want on my record, "death my paper with "plants" rolled in it?! So as for me stating this opinion of my own, smoking not hurts you but the environment. Not only that can completely rewire your brain to make think it is "good" for you. Initially, tobacco is a worldwide problem that needs to stop.
There are many health risks associated with smoking, therefore it should not be allowed in public places. Cigarette smoke produces carcinogens which are cancer causing substances. Smoking is injurious to health. Each year, 40,000 people die, because of the diseases from smoking. These diseases include throat cancer, mouth cancer, bladder cancer, lung cancer, chronic bronchitis, emphysema and heart disease.
They claim cigarette kills one quarter or even more of all smokers; then second smoke become public health problem. In order to solve this problem, the production and sale of cigarettes should be forbidden. This is because cigarette cause many effect than people think. It affect not only health but also society, environment and economic. First, cigarettes affect health of smoker and people around him.
Smoking of cigarette has been identified as the major cause of premature mortality and preventable morbidity worldwide. Every year an estimated 440,000 American lives are claimed by smoking-related diseases. The number include even those who are indirectly affected by smoking such as babies who are prematurely born and victims who are exposed to tobacco’s carcinogens. Over 150 billion US Dollar is spent yearly to cover the health care cost of smoking, another $81.9 billion is budgeted for mortality related loss of productivity and an excess of 75.5 billion is spent on medical expenditure. According to US statistics, an estimated 22.6 million women and 25.6 million men are smokers.
It is currently and has been a right to smoke in public, however is it morally right knowing that you (smokers) are the reason 53,800 people die each year? It is not such a gruesome thing to think about, until you hear the heart breaking experiences that people have had with second hand smoking. Leandro Josue Zuniga, my cousin born August 2nd, 2013, lost his fight to lung cancer the day of completing his 6 months on this earth. All of these cases are heart breaking to hear, and they happen 53,800 times a year. This second hand smoke is also linked to leukemia, according to the American Cancer Society.
Smoking seem simple, but they have a major effect on people. Some people really don’t know how bad tobacco for your body. A cigarette have more than 7,000 chemicals. More than 480,000 people die from tobacco use and second hand smoke. About 70 chemicals can cause cancer.
Why not pick something else from the plethora of terrible issues in today 's world such as HIV a debilitating, deadly and incurable disease. Or illegal drug use, a habit that ruins lives and communities, or even gun violence, alcohol use or motor vehicle accidents. Well, I will tell you why, because according the CDC the simple act of popping out for a ciggy kills more people each year than every single one of these issues…… combined (source 3). Now I will bet you didn 't know that. And that is why today I will be explaining to you the real facts about smoking, how smoking is affecting you and the people around you, and why major policy changes need to be implemented as a matter of urgency to stop smoking.
“Approximately 100 million deaths were caused by tobacco use in the 20th century” (Hayashi, 2012, p.1). This is surely a sad and unfortunate fact that shows the severe effects of smoking which gradually lead to losing one’s life. Unfortunately, many people made, and are still making the mistake of ‘trying’ the magical ‘cigarette’; the result, however, is disastrous in most cases. Their first trial leads to another then suddenly, before they even know it, they become addicted. There are lots of cons associated with the act of smoking, as this worldwide issue has many effects on health, behavior, relationships and financial status.