Harmful Effects of Tobacco Speech Essay
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Harmful Effects of Tobacco Speech
Today, I have a question for all of you “Would you mix rat poison, tar, lighter fuel, some radioactive gas some pesticide and drink all of that stuff at once?”, Your answer would probably be no because it’s obvious that all of this stuff is toxic and would result in sudden death. This is all of the stuff that cigarette smoke contains, so just wonder how harmful would cigarettes actually be. I’ll be telling you about the harmful effects of tobacco & the great harm caused by the second-hand smoke that is emitted from smoking it. I know you all must have seen it in the movies and would’ve at least thought once that smoking makes you look so cool, but believe me after you hear all about it, it’s…show more content…
It is estimated that tobacco kills almost 45,000 Canadians and millions around the world every year. This 45,000 is greater than deaths from AIDS, car accidents and murders combined. Also, about 600,000 people die every year around the world from breathing in second-hand smoke. These are people who don’t even smoke, so give it a thought, how dangerous would smoking be for the smokers. Youth and children who stay around people who smoke are 2 times more likely to take up smoking as they get older, so try to stay away from people who smoke if you don’t want to harm yourself.
Now, I’ll show you a few videos about the dangers of smoking & second-hand smoke.
I know you all might be thinking that all of these videos make a big deal out of smoking, and it’s not such a big deal after all, but that’s not true, smoking causes great harm to us and the people around us. You might think trying it isn’t going to make any difference or you think it’s just cool but all it does is harm you .By now, you all know smoking can cause great mental and physical problems for you and the people around you, so stay away from smoking and do good to yourself and the people around
Bad Effects Of Smoking Essay
One of the most common problems today that is killing people, all over the world, is smoking. When someone smokes a cigarette they are not only hurting themselves, but others around them. Smoking does many horrible things to the human body that most people are not aware of. Smoking is a hard habit to break because tobacco contains nicotine, which is highly addictive. Some of the bad effects of smoking are physical effects, physiological effects and social effects.
Commercials show that smoking is a way to relax and to be cool by smoking cigarettes; they never show the negative side of it. For example, addiction is one of the bad side effects of smoking and it is caused by nicotine. Once one inhales the cigarette he or she will want the need for another one. Smokers need to smoke an increasing number of cigarettes in order to feel the same satisfaction, and they continue to smoke every single day without fears. Many people change their personalities because of the addiction to smoking. One may adopt more grouchy and violent behavior and need a cigarette to relax, but instead it is doing more damage. Researchers have even found ways to control addictions and some have succeeded while many have failed. People at a younger age start to get addicted by the nicotine in the cigarette and this is where the problem starts. First of all, teenagers smoke because they want to fit in. Teens see their friends smoke and they think it makes them look cool or independent. The first cause of smoking which is Nicotine is an addictive and harmful substance contained in cigarettes. It reduces tension and...
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