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Anti-smoking essay.

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´╗┐Let me deal first with the positive side of smoking. First, many people like to smoke before exams or when they are relaxing with friends. A further point is that governments throughout the world make huge profits from levying taxes on cigarettes. This provides funds which are used for building schools, hospitals and other public amenities. The tobacco industry also employs tens of thousands of people throughout the world, particularly in poorer countries like Zimbabwe or India. Without cigarettes, these people would have no jobs. However, despite these points, the arguments against smoking are very much stronger. ...read more.


Not only does it give children a negative influence, but it also puts them at the risk of health problems like asthma. It has become fashionable in the world today to condemn smoking, yet smokers pride themselves on completely ignoring everyone who tells them different. Nonetheless, that?s just the smokers! There is also a rising concern today about passive smoking. I have already talked about the dangers of parents smoking in front of children; this is just one more reason they shouldn?t. Research has shown that non-smokers (including children) can suffer also serious health problems if they spend long periods of time among people who do smoke. ...read more.


You might as well throw all the money you own down the drain! In conclusion, I think smokers are an absurd excuse of a human being driving themselves to a slow death, and to ignorant to think about what it is doing to everyone around them! I can only hope and pray that smokers realise their mistakes and understand that it isn?t only them or even their families who get affected by their bad decision. In fact it is population of this country. Is choosing ?to relax? over life itself really worth it? Is the happiness of yourself (for a couple of hours if not minutes) more important than the happiness of your children? Is spending your last pennies on fags more appealing that saving up for a better life? You decide. ...read more.

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