Essays Tagged: "second hand smoke"

Asthma

sthma is more common in cold climates and in industrialized countries. Scientists also believe that second hand smoke can cause or worsen asthma.Every part of the human body requires oxygen to work pr ...

(3 pages) 120 1 3.3 Nov/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Against Smoking This is a persuasive essay and describes many reasons why you wouldn't want to be a smoker.

disease.Along with harming yourself, you harm many others. Just like smokers, anon-smoker breathing second-hand smoke is exposed to roughly 3, 700 differentchemicals. Many of them can be poisonous; ot ... them can be poisonous; others are powerful cancer-causingsubstances, such as formaldehyde. The more second-hand smoke you breath, the greaterrisk of a heart attack or stroke, and the greater risk of l ...

(1 pages) 34336 5 3.9 Dec/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Second-hand smoke and children.

Second-Hand Smoke and ChildrenBillions of people around the world smoke cigarettes each day. Many of ... are passing the nicotine onto the unborn fetus. Many people do not realize the negative affects of second-hand smoke, however, others know these dangers, and they simply fail to do anything about it. ... in with, however, my parents both smoke. Neither of them believes that there is anything wrong with second-hand smoke, however, I realize these negative affects. Second-hand smoke contains up to 4,000 ...

(2 pages) 94 0 4.8 Dec/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Drugs

Smoke Prevention

. Studies have proven that smokers blow seven minutes off their lives with each cigarette; every 10 seconds, a person dies from a tobacco-related disease. Smoking costs smokers about $240 every week; ... es, murders, drug overdoses and fires combined. Plus, smokers kill 3,000 bystanders every year with second hand smoke.If those statistics aren't enough to keep you from smoking, how the people around ...

(1 pages) 73 2 3.0 Dec/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Drugs

Should Smoking be Permitted in Certain Places?

d over one thousand towns now ban smoking in restaurants and bars (Phillip 13). The problem is with second hand smoke. "Mr. Hagen cites a number of studies that", he says, 'prove beyond a shadow of do ... ple can smoke in ventilated areas hopefully without bothering non-smokers" (Philip 13). Not only is second hand smoke unappealing, but it is also very dangerous to everyone's health. Studies show that ...

(3 pages) 93 1 4.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Drugs

A Healthier Florida With Amendment 6.

th of the smoker but also is harmful to the non-smoker, or passive smoker, that is breathing in the second hand smoke. This second hand smoke is just as deadly and filled with carcinogens as the mains ... Floridians will now have the opportunity of living a healthier lifestyle without having to breathe second hand smoke in many everyday environments.Amendment 6 on Florida's November ballot was put on ...

(4 pages) 24 0 5.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Drugs

This is an exemplification essay about Laws which i disagree with including: The smoking Ban, The cell Phone Ban while driving, and the drinking age which should not be 21

s. The government should not have the right to tell independent businesses how to operate. Although second hand smoke is harmful, it is my choice to go to a place where smoking is permitted. People go ...

(2 pages) 123 0 5.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues

Should smoking be banned in all restaurants?

ropriate to smoking while someone is trying to eat a meal. Non smokers can inhale the smoke and get second hand smoke which is a health risk. Smoking is already a bad addiction for many people, but it ... roblems such as asthma. Many people today are dying because of lung cancer caused by smoking and or second hand smoke. Someone that smokes knows the risks of smoking and second hand smoke and therefor ...

(2 pages) 78 3 3.3 Nov/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Drugs

The Legalization of Marijuana.

cancer or other various results of smoking, but also those around them could become diseased due to second hand smoke. Everyone is entitled to exercise their free will, but will it be at the cost of i ... ould increase.Tragedy would be entailed in the nationwide usage of marijuana. In the year 1993, the second most committed crime was driving under the influence of narcotics or alcohol. The third most ...

(7 pages) 225 0 5.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

Cigarettes: What's Killing Our Country.

San Francisco scientist and author Stanton Glantz estimates in Shari Roan's article, the amount of second-hand smoke inhaled by the typical nonsmoker is equivalent to one cigarette smoked per day.1 E ... h says that, "The scientific evidence continues to accumulate that says there is this connection to secondhand smoke and cardiovascular disease.".6 Why should smokers be allowed enjoy their cigarettes ...

(6 pages) 84 0 5.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Drugs

Persuasive essay against smoking for teens.

ancer and they still do it. Not only does smoking affects the smoker, but it also affects others as second-hand smoke and the environment.Secondly, the types of cancer someone can get by smoking is no ...

(2 pages) 119 1 1.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Persuasive Writing

Why smokeing should be 100% banned

More than ¼ of the earth's human population dies or suffers from smoking or from second hand smoke. I believe that all public places should be 100% smoke free. This would include; m ... terrible and very wrong. Smoking in this public place would harm everyone attending the wedding by second hand smoke. Not including the people who are pregnant or got breathing/lung problems, these p ...

(2 pages) 110 3 4.3 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Persuasive Writing

The Twain Should Meet

f the frightened non-smokers are very newsworthy and are heard round the world; the publications on second-hand smoke have made most people very aware that there are serious dangers from second-hand s ... leek advertisements.Non-smokers have a right to be alarmed when the reports have consistently named second-hand smoke a disabler and a killer. A lot of smokers have become alarmed. Non-smokers spend a ...

(12 pages) 36 0 3.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Matrix of Interests Groups.

ible information, (2) Public support and (3) Money. This paper will discuss my special interests of second hand smoke (SHS) and birth control issues.Second Hand SmokeSecond hand smoke (SHS) is the thi ... tobacco farmers, ruled that a 1993 Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) report was incorrect about second hand smoke. According to the judge, the EPA report did not prove that second hand smoke put p ...

(5 pages) 81 0 1.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays

THe Smoking War In Texas- Persuasuive

The Smoking War In Texas; should it be banned from all Public Places?Did you know that secondhand smoke, also know as passive smoke, is the third leading preventable cause of death (Jacob ... out somewhere in Texas whether it is to a movie, restaurant, or bar without coming in contact with second hand smoke is virtually impossible. Therefore Texas should force a State-wide government ban ... confined area. Many people argue that a ban would be a bad idea but many of them don't realize that second hand smoke is very dangerous to people of all ages; in the governments fight against smoking ...

(8 pages) 86 0 3.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Human Rights

Ban of smokeing in public places (research for paper)

briefing:http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/hecs-sesc/tobacco/facts/blueribbon/sfpp_1.htmlLong-term exposure to second-hand smoke causes lung cancer, heart disease, asthma and strokes. Not only do by-laws which r ... awareness about tobacco issues and helping to change social norms related to smoking.The fact that second-hand smoke - also known as passive smoke or environmental tobacco smoke (ETS) - is too damagi ...

(3 pages) 120 0 5.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Cigarettes: What's Killing Our Country

San Francisco scientist and author Stanton Glantz estimates in Shari Roan's article, the amount of second-hand smoke inhaled by the typical nonsmoker is equivalent to one cigarette smoked per day.1 E ... h says that, "The scientific evidence continues to accumulate that says there is this connection to secondhand smoke and cardiovascular disease.".6 Why should smokers be allowed enjoy their cigarettes ...

(5 pages) 44 0 4.5 Sep/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Freedom to Live

There are an endless number of stories like the above. Children and adults live their lives around second-hand smoke every day. Smoking should not be banned, because it is a person's individual right ... society as we know it.People are constantly complaining about the hazards of breathing in unwanted second-hand smoke. Though there are few hazards to your health, the anti-smoking campaigns have put ...

(4 pages) 40 0 4.0 Sep/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Speech for Smoking

four people had lost a loved one because of smoking. Another ten people in this class often inhale second hand smoke. Why should you leave a loved one die or even worse, why should you let them poiso ... morphine. When a cigarette is smoked, nicotine first enters the lungs and bloodstream. Within seven seconds, about 15 percent of the nicotine travels directly to the brain. When it arrives, the brain ...

(5 pages) 18339 1 4.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

The Smoking Ban in Corpus Christi,TX or issues for the Smoking Ban

rteousness, and environmental problems, the smoking ban should be enforced.Since the discovery that second hand smoke can be dangerous to others, many people have a problem with being in smoking envir ... use serious health problems for people exposed to it, and avoiding it in restaurants is hard to do. Secondhand smoke is serious business and should be a concern for anyone who breathes it in. It is a ...

(5 pages) 22 0 0.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues