Essays Tagged: "Tobacco smoking"

Essay Question: Sociologically analyze and describe the ill health condition of smoking. Includes extensive bibliography

Sociologically analyze and describe the ill health condition of smokingIntroductionTobacco smoking has been used all over the world for hundreds of years. Tobacco is a plant that cont ... a plant that contains the stimulant drug, nicotine, which can be found in the leaves of the plant. Tobacco can be smoked in many forms, including cigarettes, cigars and through pipes. It may also be ... s smoking became more frequent due to the development of machinery. This technology allowed for the tobacco to be easily made into cigarettes in mass production. By the 1960's smoking increased dramat ...

(9 pages) 285 0 3.9 May/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Drugs

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

Our nations leaders, such as Senators John McCain and Tim Rossin, have pushed for an all-out ban on tobacco smoking. There is even a push on campus, led by the Resident Hall Association, to prohibit s ... campus, led by the Resident Hall Association, to prohibit smoking in dorm rooms. Protestors of the tobacco/smoking industry cite many reasons for wanting to ban cigarettes, including economical, envi ...

(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.

ple's health, it also effects the way they look. Theskin is effected in at least two ways. Firstly, tobacco smoke has a drying effect on theskin's surface. Secondly, since smoking restricts blood vess ...

(1 pages) 36811 5 3.9 Dec/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays


Approximately one half of the world population uses tobacco. Smokingcigarettes is a common social habit. Most people smoke in the US. It is knownthat to ... he pro and contrareasons for smoking, how did it actually got it's way to our society.The origin of tobacco was found in the Western Hemisphere. The Indiansof Mexico and Peru used it for medicinal pur ... Peru used it for medicinal purpose, and to satisfy pain during atime of famine. Columbus introduced tobacco in Europe. It became widely usedand accepted by Europe Countries. Europeans planted tobacco ...

(4 pages) 63 0 3.7 Dec/2003

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


Tobacco use should be banned due to the many health effects it causes. Tobacco is a plant grown comm ... any health effects it causes. Tobacco is a plant grown commercially for its leaves and stems. Dried tobacco leaves and stems are rolled to make cigars and shredded for cigarettes and pipes. Tobacco ca ... ed for chewing and ground into a fine powder to make snuff, which is inhaled through the nose. "The tobacco plant is a large source of nicotine, which is a highly addictive drug." When processed comme ...

(4 pages) 76 0 3.5 May/2004

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

Advertising Alcohol and Tobacco

What Restrictions are there on Advertising Alcohol and Tobacco?Surgeon General started restrictions in 1954 - this started with the warnings on cigarette p ... television and billboards, and streetcars could not post advertisements for cigarettes. The use of tobacco was banned on public transportation, and in some restaurants.In 1965, congress passed a bill ... restrictive advertising vary greatly.What is the Impact of Restrictive Advertising for Alcohol and Tobacco?If the government only bans advertising in one or two media, the tobacco industry would shif ...

(5 pages) 267 0 4.3 Jun/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

Advertising camel cigarettes

ly influenced. Adolescents do what they think is cool, or what they hear is cool. If they hear that smoking cigarettes is cool they will do it.The fact that he states camel cigarettes have never stopp ... ught my eye. Your tolerance increases with any drug you may take. At first the feeling you get from smoking will still be there, but over time you will not get the same buzz you use to. You will be sm ...

(1 pages) 26 1 4.7 Nov/2004

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

A assignment about changing a law. Download word document for more (pics and table)

YEAR 10 COMMERCE IN SOCIETYOutline of the law -Currently, smoking is illegal in restaurants, shopping centres, workplaces and airports in Victoria. But this m ... s the public is still at risk of disease outdoors.Doctors and Quit Victoria team have called to ban smoking from all Melbourne beaches and outdoor areas as a Victorian State Law.However, Health Minist ... tate Law.However, Health MinisterBronwyn Pike has made it clear that the government's aim is to ban smoking in all enclosed areas by 2007, and has no intention of beginning a campaign for outdoor area ...

(2 pages) 19 1 0.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues

History and origins of tobacco smoking

Tobacco smoking, using both pipes and cigars, was common to many Native American cultures of the Ame ... s depicted in the art of the Classic-era Maya civilization about 1,500 years ago. The Mayans smoked tobacco and also mixed it with lime and chewed it in a snuff-like substance. Among the Mayans tobacc ... l powers, being used in divinations and talismans. It was also burned as a sacrifice to the gods; a tobacco gourd was worn as a badge by midwives.On October 12, 1492, Christopher Columbus was given "c ...

(2 pages) 22 0 0.0 May/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers

Analysis: Smoking

e able to enjoy a smoke indoors will be in private homes, following the introduction of strict anti-smoking laws that ban people from lighting up in pubs, clubs and licensed venues.This law is being i ... ording to studies around 200 Australians working in pubs and clubs are expected to die from passive smoking related illnesses. It is also proposed that the ban will reduce the number of smokers and de ...

(2 pages) 54 2 5.0 Jun/2006

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues

Analysis of an American Tradition: Smoking

Hey, Wanna Smoke?You don’t always die from tobacco. Of former smokers in the US 1,743,000 people have emphysema from smoking Women who smoke in ... king campaigns was put into works in 1997. This campaign counter acted the efforts of the “Big Tobacco” companies to target the youth of America and influence them to start smoking. This cam ... Readers Digest wrote an article on the possible health concerns that cigarettes may cause. The Big Tobacco companies issued a mandatory statement that all cigarettes must come with filters to screen ...

(4 pages) 26 1 2.5 Apr/2007

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


Tobacco Smoking Many Americans today are smoking willingly, disregarding the consequences. But what ... year over 40,000 Americans die from smoke related causes. The most significant health hazards that tobacco-smoking produces are heart diseases, lung cancer, emphysema, and complication in pregnancy.T ... ll have of experiencing a heart attack and developing coronary heart disease.As a result of smoking tobacco, there has been an enormous increase in lung cancer cases. About 85 percent of cancer patien ...

(2 pages) 25 0 4.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine


thing for them to get because you only have to be 18 to buy them. The nicotine that is found in the tobacco gives them the buss they are looking for. Many teenagers start to smoke because of peer pres ... moke in public they become addicted to it. Nicotine, the major active chemical ingredient in tobacco, is the worlds most addictive substance according to the Center of Disease Control. The drug ...

(9 pages) 20 0 4.0 Feb/2008

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

Medical Marijuana Marijuana is a drug that has been in

can put many people at risk. For example, smoking marijuana is even more damaging to the lungs than tobacco smoking is. Marijuana smoke as 50-70 percent more carcinogens than tobacco smoke does.Mariju ...

(4 pages) 1122 0 0.0 Feb/2008

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

Effect of Smoking

The health effects of tobacco smoking are the inhalation of environmental or secondhand tobacco smoke.World Health Organiz ... of smoking.Nicotine is a powerful stimulant and is one of the main factors leading to the continued tobacco smoking. Although the amount of nicotine inhaled with tobacco smoke is quite minimal, as mos ... ological dependence.The amount of nicotine absorbed by the body from smoking depends on the type of tobacco as well as whether the smoke is inhaled and whether a filter is used. Despite the design of ...

(3 pages) 19 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Drugs

Smoking and sudden infant death syndrome

gress can be made in the prevention of SIDS. The second most significant risk is infant exposure to tobacco smoke, both in utero and postnatally. There has been much research establishing the link bet ... 2001; Klonoff-Cohen et al., 1995; Malloy et al., 1992), however the role of postnatal environmental tobacco smoke (ETS) exposure continues to be obscure. As a majority of infant ETS exposure occurs in ...

(17 pages) 69 0 5.0 Jan/2009

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Addressing International Legal and Ethical Issues Memorandum

related to a legitimate government goal."5) Since there is no specially tprotected right to smoke, tobacco control advocates can work to amend or repeal state laws that stand in the way of tobacco co ... ndian Holidays. Retrieved April 30, 2009 from http://www.worldbusinessculture.comSamantha K. Graff, Tobacco Control Legal Consortium, There is No Constitutional Right to Smoke: 2008 (2d edition, 2008) ...

(6 pages) 29 0 0.0 Nov/2009

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Ardi Rezai

Tobaccos affect our livingI went online and saw a newspaper about two years old kid (Ardi rizal) who ... eering wheel truck and taking a deep breath which looks like a parody of lorry driver of middle age.Tobacco is a green leaf plant which is grown in the warm climates. After plucking it from the trees ... initial process it is then get utilized in different ways. It can be chewed which is called chewing tobacco or called smokeless tobacco, it can also get smoked in a cigar, pipe or cigarette and it can ...

(3 pages) 3 0 0.0 Jan/2012

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community > Children and Youngsters

Smoking Should Be Illegal

in foreign third-world countries. For every three hundred cigarettes produced, one tree is wasted. Tobacco, which is in cigarettes, is very hard to grow and is likely to obtain disease. It is very fr ... . Smoking can be very addictive and can cause a change in mood or alertness. "Nicotine is found in tobacco and speeds up brain and central nervous system" ("Smoking Tobacco" 1). Dopamine is released ...

(5 pages) 2 0 0.0 Nov/2013

Subjects: Literature Research Papers