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The production and sale of cigarettes should be made illegal
Transcript of The production and sale of cigarettes should be made illegal
Smokng Kills - Every year hundreds of thousands of people around the world die from diseases caused by smoking cigarettes. One in two lifetime smokers will die from their habit. Half of these deaths will occur in middle age.
Tobacco smoke also contributes to a number of cancers.
Smoking causes fat deposits to narrow and block blood vessels which leads to heart attack.
Cigarette smoking during pregnancy increases the risk of low birth weight, prematurity, spontaneous abortion, and perinatal mortality in humans, which has been referred to as the fetal tobacco syndrome.
If cigarettes create these many problems for people's health why is it sold?
Marijuana doesn't even create these many health issues and it is illegal, so why aren't cigarettes?
The production and sale of cigarettes should be made illegal.
By: Dej'a Dingle
Smoking improves human information processing
Smoking improves motor performance
ARE THERE ANY ADVANTAGES TO SMOKING CIGARETTES ?
Smoking lowers risk of knee-replacement surgery.
Smoking lowers risk of obesity.
Smoking helped relieve stress.
Smoking is a good career move if you want early retirement and would like to use up your sick leave.
Occasional house fires will help keep firemen employed.
You will always have a good reason for loitering - "Officer, I'm just having a cigarette".
When your neighbor's kids are too noisy, trigger their asthma by breathing smoke on them.
BUT IS ANY OF THAT WORTH IT
"I'll Quit Tomorrow"
Cigarettes contain nicotine, a highly addictive substance found naturally in tobacco.
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Smokers Lungs vs. Non-Smokers Lungs