Essays Tagged: "smokers"

Nicotine in a New Way

nicotine craving withouthaving to smoke cigarettes. The new way is nicotine-laced suckers that help smokers quit. Thisnew "treat"could also shut down cigarette companies. According to Shawn and Janet ... ng alternative that is tasty at the same time.Nicotine gums and patches made by big companies allow smokers to gradually weenthemselves from this horrible addiction. The suckers do too, but with added ...

(2 pages) 51 0 4.6 Mar/2002

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

Marijuana

d 71 million Americans have smoked marijuana at some time in theirlives, and 10 million are current smokers (have smoked as at least once in the last month).In fact, NIDA (National Institute on Drug A ... reality in our state andfederal legislation, and stop acting as if otherwise law-abiding marijuana smokers are partof the crime problem. They are not, and it is absurd to continue to spend law enforc ...

(9 pages) 299 0 4.5 Nov/1996

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

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 ...

(1 pages) 52 0 3.7 Jan/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Tobacco Advertising and its Effects on Young Adults

t smoking, most of them between the ages of 10 and 18. These kids account for 90 percent of all new smokers. In fact, 90 percent of all adults state that they first start smoking as a teenager. The st ... ois Rep. Richard Durbin disagrees with this statement stating "If we can reduce the number of young smokers, the tobacco companies will be in trouble and they know it". The companies go toward a marke ...

(2 pages) 494 8 3.9 Jan/1996

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

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

The hazardous effect of smoking

eart Disease3. EmphysemaB. How cigarette smoke effects others1. A pregnant woman unborn child2. Non-SmokersIII. Cigarette smoking related deathsA. Deaths in smokersB. Deaths in non-smokers1The Dangers ... ording to the American Heart Association there are an estimated 50 million Americans who smoke (1). Smokers say, by smoking relieves them of stress and relaxes and comforts them. In recent years it ha ...

(7 pages) 423 1 4.8 Nov/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Drugs

Smoking - an essay on the history and hazards of smoking.

e then throughout the world, with tobacco companies arising and packaged cigarettes soon available. Smokers would praise it for medicinal reasons and also claimed smoking to be pleasurable.Smokers had ... after it was discovered that second-hand smoke was also hazardous to the health of surrounding non-smokers inhaling it.Reasons Why People SmokeThere are many reasons why people begin smoking. One of ...

(7 pages) 548 1 4.9 May/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

An essay on the effects of smoking and alcohol w/bibliography

one of the traps they can fall into.Smoking is a mental, social, habitual, and physical addiction. Smokers will loose weight and begin to look leaner due to the increase of muscle stimulation; this i ... to the increase of muscle stimulation; this increases self-esteem creating a mental addiction. Some smokers will develop a social addiction due to the company they keep. Smokers will also begin to dev ...

(3 pages) 120 0 4.0 Sep/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

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 ... put it lightly. Smoking has come a long way to having the adverts on television banned, the age of smokers risen and even designated areas assigned for smokers and you cant help but ask yourself "Has ...

(4 pages) 100 0 4.0 Oct/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

Social responsibility in Management

ed to maintain the addictive level of nicotine. The purpose of it was far from humanistic, addicted smokers kept buying cigarettes, making the industry prosperous and profitable. There have been a num ...

(2 pages) 267 0 3.0 Oct/2002

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Cigarettes & Alcohol are Suckering in Children

Cigarette companies need one thousand new smokers a year. Will your child be one of them? Cigarettes are banned from T.V. commercials because ... still the same old billboards that say to drink and smoke. The billboards don't even show what real smokers look like .Instead they show a bunch of athletic, happy people having fun with an unlit ciga ... ette in their mouth, or none at all. The people who do smoke aren't smart enough to notice the fake smokers on the billboards. Their brains are messed up so that they can't tell what the cigarette and ...

(2 pages) 58 0 5.0 Nov/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Pregnancy and Smoking. This is a Term Paper that I got an (A) on. It's 7 pages long including Bibliography. My research has been wide and thorough enough to support my thesis or purpose.

lth Issue:Currently, each day, approximately 1500 women start smoking for the first time. These new smokers join the ranks of the 22.2 million American women who smoke cigarettes (Ernster, 1993). Of t ... es: they can be disseminated at a relatively low cost in maternity clinics, and to large numbers of smokers; written materials can be customized for different target groups; smokers can tailor the pro ...

(5 pages) 587 1 5.0 Dec/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Drugs

Should Smoking Be Banned from Public Places? What are the effects of smoking? Do we have the right to ban smoking in public places, taking into consideration the Morals and ethics.

ols, cinemas and public transports.The groups of people who smoke are now changing. Over 55% of all smokers are aged between 12 and 24, while in the 1960's; only 15% of the total smokers were aged bet ... e is proven to be more addictive than Heroin, possibly the most addictive drug. Nicotine also makes smokers feel depressed when they stay too long without smoking.Smoking has several bad effects. A si ...

(5 pages) 411 2 3.0 Dec/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Drugs

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) 34338 5 3.9 Dec/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Second-hand smoke and children.

Some people do not agree with this, however, statistics prove them wrong.I do not particularly like smokers to begin with, however, my parents both smoke. Neither of them believes that there is anythi ...

(2 pages) 94 0 4.8 Dec/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Drugs

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

The effects of Atheriosclerosis.

is in the coronary arteries. This disease can occur in anyone, but most commonly is found in males, smokers, people with high cholesterol levels, and people who do not exercise frequently.Atherosclero ... and narrows the coronary arteries. This increases the amount of work that the heart has to perform. Smokers are twice as likely to develop atherosclerosis. For heavy smokers, the risk triples. After a ...

(4 pages) 49 0 0.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Drugs

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

Should Doctors Have the Right To Refuse Surgery On Patients who smoke and will continue to do so after surgery.

years of a person's life it can lead to many undesirable effects, such as lung cancer. The surgery smokers may require is very expensive, but in most cases its results are potentially life-saving. Lu ... an women.24% of the population (One in four adults) smoked in 2001. 22% of these were regular daily smokers. Statistics gathered by the ABS show that more males than females were current smokers (28%, ...

(4 pages) 53 1 3.0 Jun/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Should Smoking Be Banned In Public Places.

ch 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 ba ... er reason for the people who support for banning smoking in public places. Smoking not only affects smokers but also threatens the life of non-smokers. Passive smoke is created by the flaming and smok ...

(3 pages) 292 2 2.9 Jul/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues