This reflection paper is going to focus mainly on the use of e-cigarette among many American today and also how it has been replaced as traditional cigarette over the past few years. For the past years, e-cigarette has been a part of American life and continue to grow as time goes by. E-cigarette is a form of cigarette that is powered by a battery, that is also known as a vaporizer. Many believe that e-cigarette helps limit the feeling of smoking a traditional cigarette each day without a combustion of tobacco. Because e-cigarette is said to reduce the need of picking up a traditional, however, majority of Americans has turned to it for help .
The Benefits of E-Cigarettes Humans have grown on probably the worst habit of all time which is smoking tobacco. The amount of people smoking or starting to smoke is rising rapidly each year. Most companies such as British American Tobacco and Japan Tobacco are trying their hardest to improve their sales resulting in big profits. Companies like these have managed to keep the cost per cigarette down but the government are also adding more tax etc. to try and make people stop and not smoke.
"(1) So why the number of smoking people does not decrease but has a trend to rise, especially the young cohort? 2. Background information: According to health literacy, tobacco was assumed to be discovered between 600 to 900 A.D as it first appeared as well as become popular in America before Christopher Columbus came to North Amerian and brought it back to Europe. (2) However, as reported by Cancer Council NSW, since 1602, tobacco started being considered as unhealthy and having a bad effect on the smokers as it causes cancers. (3) For instance, Secondhand Smoke Exposure and Cardiovascular Effects: Making Sense of the evidence (2010) informed: " The first surgeon general's report on the adverse health effects of smoking was published in 1964 (HHS,1964)" (p.109)(4).
Recently, there is a new invention that has become public interest from country’s leader to citizen due to the rise of one device that called e-cigarettes. E-cigarettes or Vape are electronic devices intended to deliver nicotine with flavorings, which up to 7700 different flavors and some other chemicals into vapor. The amount of users of this device has increased in the past couple of years, which contributed $6 billion to the economy in 2015 itself, this is so as it is often portrayed as a healthier substitute for the regular cigarettes though this statement has yet been proven true. The question is: should the government ban the use of e-cigarettes? In my opinion, government should ban the use of e-cigarettes because it is detrimental to health,
In the article “THESE ADS WORK, SO DON’T QUIT NO; As funding for anti-tobacco ads dropped, so did the number of smokers kicking the habit. Can a new round of ads reverse course?”, author Matthew Creamer explains his view on this topic. A study shows that about twenty-two percent of the decline in teen smoking between the years of 1999 and 2002 was the use of Legacy Foundation advertisements (Creamer). This study shows the earlier results of anti-smoking advertisements. Over time the number of teen smokers has continued to decrease over the years due to the advertisements.
If users were well-informed of the ingredients inside an e-cigarette then perhaps it would decrease the popularity among high school students. The production and promotion of e-cigarettes should be illegal and banned. The tremendous increase in the number of nicotine users is not only shocking but terrifying as it has attracted a surplus amount of teens, "E-cigarette use among U.S. youth and young adults is now a major public health concern. E-cigarette use has increased considerably in recent years, growing an astounding 900% among high school students from 2011 to 2015.” (Surgeon General) Electronic cigarettes have raised red flags in other countries as well. Brazil, Singapore, Seychelles, and Uruguay have already banned e-cigarettes and the majority of U.S. states have implemented regulations on them such as no smoking indoor or on
Many people are enjoyed on smoking cigarettes. According to Global Adult Tobacco Survey (2011), the overall percentage of smokers in Malaysia is about 22.9% of the populations. The amount of smokers increasing year by year even though smoking is bad to the health.
Is Vaping a safer way to enjoy smoking? Every day, nearly 4000 teenagers in the United States smoke their first cigarette (CDC, Surgeon General). Everyone has that friend that smokes cigarettes, considering the well documented side effects and medical issues associates with smoking, what continues to attract youth to such a dangerous activity? Smoking is a cancer in and of its self in teenagers, it starts out with the one friend trying it, following that a couple of those other friends try it because of the original friend, then a few more try it because of those few friends. This causes the cancer to continue to expand throughout the teen population.
The author expands on his point by stating, “It’s not just a matter of revenue for cash-strapped local governments but an effort to fundamentally change consumer behavior.” By placing a higher tax on products deemed unhealthy, the public has a smaller opportunity to purchase these goods. In order to illustrate his point, the author explains that over the past decade, the number of cigarettes sold to teenagers has declined significantly because of educational programs and the
Introduction A cylindrical tobacco roll that according to the smokers is a way to deal with their stress including, work to be the major cause. Considering the smoker’s point of view, smoking should then be able to reduce the stress, while data show a different scenario. Hook “United States of America alone accounts for nearly 480,000 deaths every year, which also includes the death of passive smokers and the number is over 41,000. Non-smokers live 10 years more than a regular smoker”. Irrespective of the continuously increasing deaths due to cigarette smoking, the government hasn’t been much responsive to this chronic concern .
The specific item for smoking is cigarettes and as descripted earlier, cigarettes are made out of tobacco or nicotine. Usually teenagers smoke is because of influence from friends and also the thinking that smoking can relieve someone from being stress. So as this student starts smoking, it turns into a habit which is quite difficult to stop. Most people don’t know that every hour, around 342 people die of tobacco-related disease. Observers of popular culture said the cigar boom and the upsurge in youth smoking are no more enduring then hula hoops.
Smoking has become one of the world’s fastest growing addictions; an estimated 1 billion adults currently smoke cigarettes and this is an underestimate as it excludes child hood smoking. In fact according to NHS cancer research “By 2030 tobacco will kill a predicted 8 million people worldwide each year” direct quote from Cancer research UK. This is not the only issue with smoking; the NHS spends approximately 12.9 billion each year on treating diseases caused by smoking. Scientists are currently researching ways to help bring down global smoking rates; the most recent development was the invention of e-cigarettes. These electronic cigarettes were designed to help wean smokers off of tobacco.
Over the last ten years a lot of cigarette smokers have switched over to e-cigarettes. Granted that kicking a bad habit is an awesome accomplishment, but replacing one bad habit with another is a different story. Electronic Cigarettes first boomed in the market in 2003. Since then, there has been a rising number of “vapers” (vapers: people who use electronic cigarettes). Now, e-cigs are any where from seven dollars for a cheap non-refillable e-cig, to three
Smoking cigarettes has increasingly lost popularity over the last few decades, tobacco ads were banned from television and a multitude of research has pointed at cigarettes as the cause of a myriad of cancers. On the rise however, is the use of the electronic cigarette or e-cig. The e-cig uses a battery driven heating element to vaporize a fluid generally made of “nicotine, propylene glycol, glycerine, water and flavourings” (Farsalinos et al, 2501) which when inhaled, delivers nicotine to the respiratory system. The assumption is that vaping is much safer than traditional tobacco cigarettes because the user is inhaling a water based vapor rather than smoke loaded with carcinogenic chemicals. The first patent records of electronic cigarettes appeared in the 1920s, however due to the FDA the idea stalled until 2003 when a Chinese company developed an e-cig with the intent of targeting smoking cessation.
And the proportion of SCC patients in was decreased from 39.11% in 2000 to 32.23% in 2012 (Zhi et al. 2014). So, the smoking ban law had reduced the Incidence rate of lung cancer. But, government need to strengthen in cigarette sales management, many area stores are selling cigarettes to
According to CNN, nearly 40% of all 12th-graders surveyed had used some sort of illicit drug in the past year. I continue to see people abuse drugs in my community, it’s time to start bringing light to this problem and hopefully an end. Drug abuse has been going on for hundreds of years, only recently scientists and medical professionals have come to understand that addiction is actually a disease. Despite what researchers have said, many people still consider addiction a choice and those who suffer from it have bad
Effects of Smoking Be brighter and drop that lighter! Cigarettes have been around for several decades. They come in many forms such as hookah pipes, cigars, e-cigarettes, and herbal cigarettes which do not contain tobacco, but are still just as lethal. No matter what form of cigarette someone is smoking, the smoker is taking deadly toxins into their body. In an interview with Tommy Klein, he stated that “most of my friends and I started smoking around age 15” (Klein).
Marijuana Effects According to the National Institute of Health, 6.5% of high school seniors are smoking marijuana on a daily base. Teenagers using marijuana has been rising rapidly in the last few years causing more problems and harms in American society. This is a problem, but the bigger problem is that they do not realize the effects marijuana has on their health. High use of marijuana by teenagers, even though they think is not harmful, has high effects on their health. Use of marijuana amongst teenagers has been rapidly increasing in the past few years, and marijuana is used often in high school and college parties - many report that use of marijuana is more common than the use of alcohol in such parties.
Thousands of Tabacco clouds a thrown through our atmosphere; destroying a life each bud at a time. Is this what we want our world to be like? This distinct issue must be exterminated. We need to put a strict full ban on smoking cigarettes before more innocent lives pass away. There are three prime reasons why smoking should be fully banned; firstly, smoking leads young vulnerable children to take up smoking due to the influence close elders or relatives take upon this horrid habit.
Smoking causes 87% of lung cancer and heart attacks, according to the recently researches the smoker life will be shorten by 10 years or more. in fact, most of the people especially smokers know that smoking is coupled with of early death, although they cannot quit smoking easily. Whatever is the reason of starting or leering this bad habit. Smoking can be learned from the parents or one of the family members because they have a very strong influence on the person. Smoking also can be learned from friends who persuade others to smoke.