Mexico's and Colombia's narco-traficantes would rejoice at the opportunities for new markets and profits. We have seen parents denied adoption rights if they smoke. We would have parents promising their kids that they will stop smoking but still sneaking a smoke. Once again, humans blame another factor for their own destruction. Even though smoking cigarette is still at high levels, it is unethical in the public domain to claim a right to a tobacco cigarette, and yet the actions cause disturbance to the public. People who are for this have no idea of the ramifications that it would cause. In 2009, the Food and Drug Administration banned the manufacture and distribution of flavored cigarettes, such as chocolate and cherry, over concerns that the products encouraged youth smoking.
By examining the all the information, it is easy to see that cigarette smoking is particularly dangerous on both physical and psychological levels while also needlessly endangering non-smokers. However, the question that rings the mind? Im sure there are crack addicts who have beaten the odds and lived full lives, in no way does it make it right or acceptable for it to be ignored in the way it is. This country could not afford to do without the £9bn p. Would this then mean more crime that can be attributed as a 'drug-related crime'? The other factor is the finances. A common outcome of the more serious tobacco related diseases is death. . Among persons with this infection, smokers are more likely to develop peptic ulcers than non-smokers.
If smoking could kill them alone- let them do it, but they cannot just go around suffocating non-smokers and getting more people addicted. I do not smoke, but I did for a few years. I don't like the look. Some religions use tobacco as part of their rituals and ceremonies, such Native Americans. They can clog your arteries. Most often teenagers are influenced more by their peers than by adults; this means that the attempts to educate the hazards of cigarette smoking from health professionals, parents and teachers etc often become unsuccessful. On top of that, it turns your teeth, tongue and smoking fingertips the nasty, yellowish color of the nicotine.
Yet it would do a great deal of good and would counter the insult smokers make on others. The legal ground gained by marijuana advocates in some jurisdictions could be endangered by making cigarettes illegal. That number rises exponentially across the globe. Statistics show that smokers are seven times more likely to have a house fire than non-smokers, and about 1000 Americans die from smoking-related home fires annually. Sure, ban smoking in public places if we must but no government could ever hope to stop people smoking. Some of the chemicals you are less likely to know about are the heavy metals, humectants, casting agents, pesticides and insecticides added into a cigarette. Some religions use tobacco as part of their rituals and ceremonies, such Native Americans.
Long-term smokers are at a higher risk of developing a range of potentially deadly diseases including: Cancer of the lungs, mouth, nose, throat, oesophagus, pancreas, kidney, liver, bladder, bowel, ovary, cervix, bone marrow, and stomach. How would it be enforced? Smokeless tobacco causes gingival recession and white mucosal lesions. It would be better for everyone to ban it in public places. He served during the Cold War and has traveled to many countries around the world. Just warn people that smoking a lot might lead to health problems and leave it at that. The Lancet said tens of thousands of lives would be saved by making tobacco an illegal substance and possession of cigarettes a crime.
The first smokers did not inhale tobacco smoke; that became possible only in the nineteenth century, when a new way of curing tobacco made the smoke less alkaline. For all the good intentions associated with making cigarettes illegal on the basis of harm, morality and paternalism, modern history suggests that such a measure could lead to disastrous consequences such as the Drug War. Or could it be that like other drugs, tobacco provides a feel-good effect and help people socialize? But there is a point of declining returns at which the costs of such policies begin to outweigh the benefits. Tobacco clearly takes a significant toll on the lives of Americans, causing 450,000 premature deaths each year, and drastic measures should be taken to eliminate the habit from our lives, including, some say, banning cigarettes. According to a study by an international team of researchers, people under 40 are five times more likely to have a heart attack if they smoke.
So the next time you want to light up, think of all the lives you indirectly affect. Making cigarettes illegal is absurd. McNamara admitted he knew it was a mistake all along. Carl Roberts, England Ban smoking in public places? Innocent bystanders are also affected. That equals about 1,000,000 people a year. If we want to save lives and improve health, nothing else that is readily achievable would be as effective as an international ban on the sale of cigarettes. Its about time smokers stopped thinking about themselves and considered others.
But even if, theoretically, all smokers opt-in to the idea, there are other issues that need to be addressed as well. Cigarettes should be taxed to high heaven, children should not be allowed to smoke cigarettes, and there should be restrictions against second hand smoke, but they should not be illegal. A friend who smoked asked me how I quit. Even short exposures to secondhand smoke can cause blood platelets to become stickier, damage the lining of blood vessels, decrease coronary flow velocity reserves, and reduce heart rate variability, potentially increasing the risk of heart attack. The ban, sponsored by State Rep.
Opinions are like noses; everyone has one. Ever since the government decided to control everything they've added more and more to the list of what they're allowed to control and it's getting crazy! It is involuntarily inhaled, lingers in the air hours after cigarettes have been extinguished, and can cause a wide range of adverse health effects, including cancer, respiratory infections, and asthma. Nobody should ever start smoking. Today, one could argue that the production and sale of cigarettes should be made illegal, and with good reason. Banning cigarettes would create a huge black market that would be exploited by criminals and dwarf the problems associated currently with drug dealing. And I don't like the fact that my dad's pack-a-day habit no doubt contributed to the massive heart attack that killed him at 58. Millions of deaths from lung and heart diseases, millions of children's health blighted, the second biggest cause of death by fire, one third of all litter is smoking related, the biggest cause of forest fire and arson, a major cause of car crashes, the damage to the environment from this pointless drug addiction and the sheer unpleasantness of being in smoky environments are reasons enough to ban any substance.