Essays Tagged: "smoker"

Ban Smoking

sult from smoking. On theaverage, every cigarette takes five and a half minutes of life away from a smoker.(Bartecchi, 46) Although restrictions have been placed on the use of cigarettes in publicarea ... S.Cigarettes are not only harmful to users, but are also damaging to all people in thevicinity of a smoker. Second hand smoke from cigarettes is just as damaging as smokeinhaled by users. Each year, 5 ...

(3 pages) 207 0 3.9 Jan/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Drugs

Smoking

Studies of ex-smokers show that their risk of dying from smoking-related disease decreases with each yearof non sm ... n 1975; but by 1987 this proportion decreased to 18.7 percent.There are programs that exist to help smokers quit. Some involve group support, whereas others useaversive techniques in which participant ... that they would like to quit smoking but cannot.One hypothesis to explain this problem is that the smoker craves the effect of the nicotine in the smoke. Ina 1988 report, the surgeon general declared ...

(1 pages) 52 0 3.7 Jan/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Cigarettes and Their Destruction of the Brain

Cigarettes and Their Destruction of the BrainSmokers generally feel more comfortable after that especially important first cigarette of the day. ... te of the day. Within just a few seconds of 'lighting up,' smoking activates mind-altering changes. Smokers are well aware of the long-term risks of their habit: such as lung cancer, heart disease, em ... of their habit: such as lung cancer, heart disease, emphysema, and other deadly illnesses. However, smokers are attracted by the immediate effects of smoking: 'a stimulant that makes them seem to feel ...

(3 pages) 70 1 3.0 Feb/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Drugs

Smoking - Human Awareness Essay

is it the new age killer or is it just coincidental that most cancer and heart disease victims are smokers? The articles that this essay is based on refer to issues such as "surgery being banned on s ... to or won't operate on patients who haven't helped themselves to begin with. They say that the non-smoker is going to make more use of the lung, while the smoker will just kill it off, and this is wh ...

(4 pages) 100 0 4.0 Oct/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

This is an essay about the symbolism regarding the roles of Women In Ralph Ellison's 'Invisible Man'.

create a fictional role-playing situation of the rapist and his victim. The stripper's role at the smoker was to be victimized from the get-go, but the invisible man did not play an active part in co ... ground, in others he fulfills the stereotypes quite clearly.The performance of the stripper in the smoker has a profound effect on the Invisible man. He feels vulnerable after being alerted of his pe ...

(6 pages) 131 0 4.0 Oct/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The title is "Smoking: Why It Should Not Be Banned."

lly states why smoking, even though it's un healthy, should not be banned.In today's world, being a smoker is a pretty difficult task. Modern day protestors have brought many restrictions to the smoki ... irst documented the risks of smoking in 1964. Presently, there are almost as many people who are ex-smokers as there are people who still smoke. These statistics prove that the addictiveness of cigare ...

(6 pages) 281 2 4.1 Nov/2002

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

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

ancer, anotherlife-threatening 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. Ma ...

(1 pages) 34337 5 3.9 Dec/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Smoke Prevention

rettes?"Annually, more than 430,000 Americans die from smoking cigarettes. Studies have proven that smokers blow seven minutes off their lives with each cigarette; every 10 seconds, a person dies from ... with each cigarette; every 10 seconds, a person dies from a tobacco-related disease. Smoking costs smokers about $240 every week; for this much money, you can cover one month's car installment. Tobac ...

(1 pages) 73 2 3.0 Dec/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Drugs

Smoking Report

-What I learned- Facts- Risks-Why they smoke-Names for nicotine-Signs of a smoker-Caner types from smoking-Symptoms of a smoker-Steps for quitting-End Fact-InterviewSmokingWha ... ds. The importance of knowing all of this information would be to hopefully give the knowledge to a smoker, understand the severity of smoking, and hope that they will attempt to quit.The risks of smo ... which gives you a physiological stress, which is why it does not calm nerves it makes them worse. A smoker can become physically and psychologically dependent on the cigarette and its chemicals. Some ...

(5 pages) 82 0 3.7 Mar/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Pathological Gambling

t cause the addiction to gambling to grow stronger every time you gamble. Just as nicotine causes a smoker to become addicted, the thrill of the possibility of winning a lot of money makes gambling ju ...

(3 pages) 65 0 3.5 Apr/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Social impact of decrimilizing marijuana.

for themselves and require no explanation. With the third aspect, set and setting, set refers to a smoker's, "values, attitudes, experiences, and personality." (www.norml.org).Setting refers to a con ... ml.org).The final aspect, respect the rights of others, is pretty straightforward. It means that no smoker, no matter if they smoke marijuana or cigarettes, has the right to violate the rights of othe ...

(3 pages) 165 0 4.3 May/2003

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

Reasons for smoking.

INTRODUCTIONIn Pakistan there are an estimated 28 million smokers at present. If each smoker spends just Rs. 20 per day Rs. 560 million are wasted in smoking ... cancer of the kidney, buccal cavity, food pipe, larynx, bladder, pancreases and breast. One in two smokers will die earlier than they will otherwise would have as a result of smoking. Smokers have a ... wise would have as a result of smoking. Smokers have a poor quality of life compared to that of non-smokers.The harmful effects of tobacco use are not just confined to the smokers alone; those who liv ...

(6 pages) 149 1 4.0 May/2003

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

A Smokers Pleasure.

A Smokers PleasureHave you ever seen a smoker taking a long drag on that needed cigarette at the end o ... tery walls, and these deposits eventually lead to their hardening. The nicotine in smoke raises the smoker's blood pressure, and it causes the blood to clot more easily. These negative side effects le ... h year from lung cancer and chronic lung disease (Deaths Attributable to Cigarette Smoking). As the smoker inhales the smoke from the cigarette, and it slowly travels down their windpipe it leaves tar ...

(6 pages) 74 1 4.5 Nov/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Analysis of Sherwood Anderson's "The Strength of God".

gn desire to "peep" and spy upon the half-dressed body of neighbor Kate Swift. The young woman is a smoker, which bothers the reverend, who sets out to "carry a message to her soul" through his sermon ...

(1 pages) 30 0 3.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Dallas's Ban on Smoking: brief discussion about the recent ban on smoking in Dallas area restaurants and businesses in early 2003. Discussion of health and economic effects.

ne's health has been researched for decades. Scientists have concluded that smoking is harmful to a smoker and the innocent bystander. Tobacco and its smoke can trigger cancer, asthma, and allergies. ... opping or studying at the library.People who smoke have that right. No one is trying to take away a smoker's right to smoke. Dallas's city government is simply regulating places where smoking is allow ...

(3 pages) 83 0 5.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Public Smoking Zones.

ruth of the matter is that some businesses such as restaurants, bars, or any public facilities need smokers. It may sound crazy, but some of these businesses are owned by small business owners. The sm ... zy, but some of these businesses are owned by small business owners. The small business owners need smokers to help ensure their business. The ratio of smoker to non smoker is almost 2 to 1. That mean ...

(3 pages) 69 0 5.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Drugs

Persuasive essay against smoking for teens.

gle person knows their smoking gives cancer 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 c ... r mouth on a cigarette. The ingredients of a cigarette can sometimes be unknown to the consumer. Do smokers know they put ammonia, polish remover, and even tar along with animal waste in their mouth? ...

(2 pages) 119 1 1.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Persuasive Writing

Should Smoking be banned? By Asif

eloping countries like Bangladesh. Smoking is called the brown plague and not only does it harm the smoker, but also the environment and the people around us. Nearly 26% of men and 21% of women worldw ... but also the environment and the people around us. Nearly 26% of men and 21% of women worldwide are smokers. More than 35% of adult smokers had become chain smokers before 18, and 64% of high school s ...

(5 pages) 136 4 4.4 Feb/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Drugs

Smoking Ban

esultfrom smoking. On the average, every cigarette takes five and a halfminutes of life away from a smoker. (Bartecchi, 46) Although restrictionshave been placed on the use of cigarettes in public are ... . Cigarettes are not only harmful to users, but are also damagingto all people in the vicinity of a smoker. Second hand smoke fromcigarettes is just as damaging as smoke inhaled by users. Each year,53 ...

(2 pages) 136 3 3.7 Feb/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Effect of Smoking on Breathing, Gas Exchange & Pregnancy

TarTar is a sticky brown substance produced by cigarettes that can stain a smoker's fingers and teeth yellow/brown. It is also sometimes known as total particulate matter and ... hydrogen cyanide, ammonia and acrolein.Passive SmokingPassive smoking is involuntary smoking by non-smokers inhaling the smoke of others. Smoke emitted from a lighted cigarette can be split into two t ... split into two types; mainstream smoke and sidestream smoke. Mainstream smoke is the smoke that the smoker inhales through the cigarette and sidestream smoke is the smoke that comes from the lit end o ...

(4 pages) 50 0 3.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Drugs