smoking cigarettes what is so bad about it?

The chemicals and drugs inside this one tube is more dangerous than you think.

Some of the ingredients in cigarettes

- Acetone – found in nail polish remover

- Ammonia – a common household cleaner

- Benzene – found in rubber cement

- Carbon Monoxide – released in car exhaust fumes

- Hexamine – found in barbecue lighter fluid

- Lead – used in batteries

- Naphthalene – an ingredient in mothballs

- Methanol – a main component in rocket fuel

- Tar – material for paving roads

- Toluene - used to manufacture paint

Smoking Cigarettes: To Explore and/or Examine the Unknowns of Your Chosen Topic

In this day and age smoking is still something many people do however, the percentile of people smoking has definitely gone down since the 1970’s and 80’s. In the 70’s and 80’s it was more common for adults to smoke but in the 90’s students started and it has been very inconsistent since, for the students at least, the precents from the 90’s to now of students smoking has ranged from 36.4% to 15.7%. The risks of dying from cigarette smoking has increased over the last 50 years in men and women. Smoking is less common now because people are learning the disadvantages and health problems it causes. However there are still people who smoke even though they know of the problems smoking causes, some of those people may want to quit but as soon as you start it is very hard to stop because of the addictive drug in cigarettes called nicotine. Cigarette smoking is the leading preventable cause of death in the U.S. if nobody smoked one out of every three cancer deaths in the U.S. would not happen.

Smoking Cigarettes: To Explore and/or Examine the Reasoning and Intuition that Helped Shaped my Topic, Smoking Cigarettes

Imagine going outside everyday just to breathe in the exhaust from your car, now imagine going out to get a pack of cigarettes everyday to smoke them all, what is the difference? People smoke for tons of different reasons but most of it boils down to wanting to be part of a group. People smoke to rid themselves of stress, to improve concentration, to be part of a new social groups, to bond with others and have something in common with them, peer pressure, rebellion, and because other people do it so they can too. People smoke to numb their pain.

Smoking Cigarettes: To Explore and/or Examine How Humans Lead and Identifying How They Did so Within my Topic, Smoking Cigarettes

Many people make millions of dollars working at tobacco companies and factories, but millions of people are also killed because of their health thats the price you pay. The leading companies for selling tobacco are Altria/Philip Morris USA, British American Tobacco, China National Tobacco Co, Imperial Tobacco, and Japan Tobacco International and these are just 5 of thousands of companies. The tobacco industry also employs tens of thousands of people throughout the world. Without cigarettes, these people would not have jobs. There are two kinds of people in this world, followers and leaders. Followers are the people that never take a leadership role in any activity. However leaders are the ones that use what they know to make differences. In high school and middle school there is a lot of peer pressure to follow the crowd and sometimes the crowd leads you in wrong directions.

Smoking Cigarettes: To Explore and/or Examine How Humans Have Created (to exist, originate, produce, or make new) in Different Areas Within the Realm of my Chosen Topic, Smoking Cigarettes

When people started finding out that regular cigarettes were bad for them, companies started loosing their revenues and got worried so the companies started to re-make tobacco products like vape pens and e-cigarettes. E-cigarettes came out as better than normal cigarettes and millions of ads were sent out. The main difference between e-cigarettes and regular cigarettes is that e-cigarettes do not contain tobacco, but tobacco isn't the main ingredient that people are worried about putting in their body. Nicotine is the addictive drug in cigarettes but it is also in e-cigarettes so both are addictive and hard to quit, e-cigarettes also have some of the more cancer-causing drugs in them as well as cigarettes. Companies say they have been made for the better, but have they? Are they less dangerous? Are they not addictive? Are they smoke-less?


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