The Importance Of Smoking On The Environment

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Thinking about the rest Smoking is one of the major problems in today's world. This issue is getting more and more serious as we can see in public places where women and children are starting to smoke cigarettes. As a witness of its damage on people, I totally agree that the state of New Jersey should maintain the “Smoke Free Air Act of 2006” prohibiting people from smoking in its public access bars, clubs, and restaurants for the following reasons; First of all, children are easily influenced in their growing stages. Furthermore, second hand smoke is harmful. Last, tobacco is the leading cause of preventable disease and death in the State and the nation. Smoking affects the society in an enormous way. The reason is because when people…show more content…
Smoking will causes the air to be polluted and this will irritates the public. We must remember that people have the right to inhale fresh and clean air. However, there are some selfish and irresponsible smokers who would like to smoke everywhere regardless places. This is very unfair to impose on non-smokers because they have to inhale the cigarette and become passive smokers. For example, in work place where we have to spend time regularly with our colleague who like to smoke publicly, no doubt that this will affects our health. “Secondhand smoke causes approximately 3,000 deaths from lung cancer and 22,700 to 69,600 deaths from heart disease each year,” being noticed of this, it is well defined that it is not fair to non-smokers the fact of having risks of any kind of diseases because of contaminated environment. Therefore, smoking should remained banned in public places so the public can enjoy a smoke free environment in the state of New Jersey. Smoker are not only putting in risk other people’s health, but also their lives because of all the risks they are exposed to by…show more content…
In fact, there have not been found any benefits of smoking to human health up to now. In contrast, cigarette smoking causes a number of health problems which are expensive to treat. It is a major cause of respiratory diseases such as asthma, lung cancer and bronchitis. It also leads to heart disease. "Even low levels of tobacco exposure lead to disease and death, including heart attack, stroke, a weakened immune system and asthma attacks." The amount of tobacco does not have any main purpose yet it is harmful to have any amount within the body. Recent studies show that smoking also shortens life expectancy. Investigating this case in a different point of view, smoking would not only affect smokers’ health, but it will eventually end up affecting the smoker’s personal economy. Depending on the state the prices of cigarettes can differ. But even at an affordable price the regular consumption of cigarettes will eventually take its economic toll. Therefore, banning smoking in public places can reduce at least some of these problems and would enable people to live in a healthier way. In conclusion, smoking really causes negative effect on one's health, society and environment. Smoking activity should continue being banned in public places so that a new page for health and development of the whole population would be open up. These are only a few out of many other effects that cigarette smoking can have, but to any sensible

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