I remember that when I was child, I saw one public service announcement in the television that was performed by Yul Brynner, who was an actor of "The King and I". In an announcement, he said, "If I hadn't had smoking the cigarette, I would not have talked to you smoking was hazardous the health". An announcement was played after he had died in lung cancer, which was caused by smoking. This announcement gave me deeply impression that cigarette was harmful our health absolutely. However, how many people agree this? Everyday, we hear much news about the people who die from the cancer, which is caused by smoking or passive smoke. It is obvious that smoking not only affects the health of smokers, but also harms other people who are not smoking. So, many people think government should ban the smoking in public place. However, this issue always provides a lot of controversy.
Some people say "Yes", some people say "No". Now, we are going to examine what opinion the people have in this issue.
Some people think smoking should be banned because it can develop lung cancer. Cigarette contains thousands of different organic chemicals. When people who are smoking, the body will absorb a mass of tars, which is harmful the lung. Besides, the nicotine and carbon monoxide, which damage the normal cells of the lung when these chemicals are burnt. The article says over 4,000 varied chemicals, which can cause cancer, include in the cigarette. According to the evaluation, it has about 164,100 conditions are involved by lung cancer and 156,900 people die of lung cancer in the United States in 2000. ("Facts About Lung Cancer", 2001)
Passive smoke is another reason for the people who support for banning smoking in public places. Smoking not only...