Over the past few years several proponent have made claims that since electronic cigarettes were first introduced on the market that the harm of smoking has significant cut that electronic cigarettes will be a better way in promote smoking cessation (Purssell 398+). Many of these proponent agree not only does electronic cigarettes provide smokers with a smoking cessation, but the level of toxins in electronic cigarette is lower than what it is in traditional tobacco cigarettes (Purssell 398+). According to a recent study smokers are more like stop making tobacco cigarettes without finding another alternative such as electronic cigarettes (Purssell 398+). Purselll mention, “study does show that tobacco smokers who depend upon tobacco cigarettes
Tobacco in the United States has become a big money maker, as the use of tobacco has blown up so has tobacco related deaths. Tobacco comes in forms ranging from smoking to smokeless. Those who are generally just against tobacco may view smokeless tobacco as a harmful substance due to its ability to cause a variety of oral cancers, leading to a significant portion of oral deaths, and a nicotine dependence development. Those who may agree that tobacco use is not safe but also look at the smoking tobacco vs smokeless tobacco can see just how smokeless is a lifesaver and can benefit public health. Smokeless can reduced risk of oral cancer and other cancers compared to smoking, has a significantly lower death toll than smoking does, and the possibility of slowly quitting tobacco.
Smoking has been a long time habit round the world. However, in the past, smoking cigarette was very popular and known to be a cool recreational drug, and was widely accepted by the community across the world. Today smoking has been less widely accepted and more restricted because of the many health risks that are linked to smoking cigarette. These days, people are well educated and more knowledgeable about the health risks of smoking.
Although the effort to try and eliminate conventional smoking for good is obvious, the way some people go about this elimination is not as safe as they want to think. Among the abundant ways these people have tried to disregard the fateful habit of cigarette smoking, the one that has shown up progressively more throughout the years is the electronic cigarette. Since the electronic cigarette does not use burning tobacco as a means of getting their dose of nicotine, the unconventional cigarette is hailed as being much safer by several unknowing minds. While the electronic cigarette could be useful for stopping the use of the conventional cigarette, the damage this unconventional cigarette is capable of can be even greater than a regular cigarette
In the book our group is reading Tobacco A Cultural History of How an Exotic Plant Seduced Civilization, the author Lain Gatley discusses the use of ancient tobacco as a form of medicine, stimulation, and an insecticide.1 It would be used in shamanic rituals, blown over warriors and women, and also over plants to keep insects from invading their harvest.1 The modern tobacco plant, Nicotiana tabacum, is the common species that most people think of when it comes to present day tobacco products.3 Nicotiana tabacum has a milder nicotine content and it was reduced in order to be ingested so that one could sell it.23 This species is cultivated for commercial purposes whether in the form of cigarettes or cigars,
Electronic cigarette is also known as e-cigarettes. The basic composition of e-cigarette is a power source, electronic heating element, liquid nicotine cartridge, stabilizing compound, different amount of nicotine and addictive flavoring. E-cigarette has been proven as a successful cessation. Among all smoking cessation methods, electronic cigarette is the most effective method. Based on the research done by Christopher Bullen and colleagues “57% of participants in the nicotine e-cigarette group had reduced tobacco cigarette consumption by at least half at 6 months, compared with 41% of those in the patches group.”
Nicotine is a toxic, colorless, or yellowish oily liquid that is the chief active constituent of tobacco; meaning, this type of poisoning is harmful to young children working in the tobacco fields. Specifically, Step Vaessen, an author for “Asia Pacific,” claims the nicotine poisoning can do more than just poison the workers. He insinuates, “Exposure to nicotine means the chemical can enter the worker’s body through skin pores and cause adverse effects”(Vaessen 2016). In other words, nicotine poisoning can put adolescents in critical danger, causing them to get very sick and possibly die. Moreover, the families are not able to afford medical care to support the sick and dying child.
Electronic cigarettes were first introduced into the tobacco market in 2003. However, in the last few years, electronic cigarettes have been trending, especially among high school students. According to the Surgeon General study, “In 2015, 1 in 6 high school students reported using e-cigarettes in the last month”. The promotion and production of electronic cigarettes is an issue that must be addressed because they are attracting minors who may have never been addicted to nicotine prior to the introduction of e-cigarettes in the market. Companies have branded e-cigarettes as a ‘safer’ alternative to regular cigarettes, however, it is quite possible that consumers, more specifically the youth, are not well informed of the ingredients in them.
As per the latest study conducted by the World Health Organization, one billion people smoke worldwide, which constitute about 20% of the entire world population. Cigarette smoking has numerous health hazards however, lung cancer is the most known to generations. Smoking, at the same time, is also responsible for cardiovascular disease and heart stroke. But accelerated aging continues to remain the most ignored and standard side effect of smoking.
There are more than 4,000 chemicals in cigarettes and tobacco is mainly known for it. Agriculturists utilize numerous chemicals to develop tobacco. They utilize manures to make the dirt rich and bug sprays to slaughter the creepy crawlies that eat the tobacco plant. After the process they are dried and machines separate the leaves into tiny particles and then fake flavorings and different chemicals are added and set in cigarettes to keep them burning.
Cigarette smoke and the body A complex and dynamic mixture of chemical compounds make up cigarette smoke. Research has revealed that cigarette smoke has two phases a tar phase and a gas phase. Mainstream smoke is the smoke that is inhaled by the active smoker through the tobacco. The smoke given off at the end of the cigarette is referred to as the side stream. Mainstream cigarette smoke comprises 8% of tar and 92% of gaseous components.
With the increase in use of e-cigarettes among smokers and nonsmokers, academics are pitching their strongly held beliefs for and against its use. These electronic devices that closely resemble a conventional cigarette, and mimic the style of smoking are advancing new concerns over the potential harm vaping may bring. At the turn of the 21st century, smoking rates among teenagers has steadily declined, however with the introduction of the relatively new e-cigarette, this phenomenon is no longer the norm and we see a dramatic increase in e-cig smoking rates. According to a study published in The American Journal of Public Health in December of 2015, Electronic cigarettes are now the most common tobacco product used by adolescents. The electronic
3. Analysis and discussion During the analysis, four main themes were identified as constructing the identity of the participants in relation to their decision about smoking. These are described below. More details are provided in the Appendix.
Smoking – It’s A Menace Smoking will give you a full body makeover in a bad way – as it affects every part of you both inside and out. Keeping fit is also a lot harder if you smoke. Those who smoke: • are more easily exhausted • suffer shortness of breath • have reduced endurance • are slower to react • have poorer visual judgement REASON OF SMOKING • Addiction • Psychologically Dependent • Relaxation • Stress Removal • Relaxing breath • Weight Control • Weight Control • Social Integration • Family Attitudes SMOKING KILLS
1.0 Introduction Traditional Cigarettes have been used for centuries, but recently the process of vaporizing liquid became popular. E-cigarettes is growing at a phenomenal rate among teenagers and also grown adults. E-cigarettes are usually called “Vaping” (Editor 2015). This electronic device have been chosen by many smokers to replace the traditional cigarettes because e-cigarettes dealer have marketed vaping as a cheap and safe cigarettes compare to traditional cigarettes. Over 250,000 million teenagers who had never smoked a cigarette used e-cigarette in 2013 (Sarah 2014).