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No Smoking Essay

  • Submitted by: melissa72
  • on November 17, 2013
  • Category: Social Issues
  • Length: 455 words

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Below is an essay on "No Smoking" from Anti Essays, your source for research papers, essays, and term paper examples.

The reason i believe that smoking should be outlawed is that smoking affects everyone, including non

smokers. Second hand smoking has been proven to be worse then actually smoking. "For adults that have

never smoked second hand smoke can cause heart disease and lung cancer" (A) which has

been detirmined by the Center For Disease Control. People are dying more from second hand smoke than

actually smoking   "Second hand smoke exposure causes an estimated 3,400 lung cancer deaths annually

among adult non smokers in the United States". (A).

Second hand smoke deprives an indiviual who doesnt smoke the right to breath without fear of medical

complications.


    Outlawing smoking in public places is a step in the right direction but not a solution. "we have smoke free

resturants, shopping malls, schools, playgrounds, parks and beaches. We have created a healthier

California"(Health). Even with the smoking banned in public places, the issue of second hand smoking still

exists. California has shown that smoking inside public places increases second hand smoke. Some states

are trying to make it illegal to smoke with kids in the car. "Eliminating smoking in indoor spaces is the only

way to fully protect non smokers from secondhand smoke exposure. Seperating smokers from nonsmokers,

cleaning the air, opening wiondows, and ventilating building does not eliminate secondhand smoke

exposure"(The). You cant ventilate public places to get rid of second hand smoke. The only solution is to

ban smoking in indoor places all together.


    Since 1930 the Surgeon Generals have been against smoking, and have been trying to put regulate

tobacco products. "The 1965 Act required a health warning on cigarette packages but suspendded the

FTC's proposed warnings on advertisment for four years, later extended to sic years. It also prohibited other

federal agencies from requiring health warnings in advertising and...

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