Cigarette Essays

Smoking Should Be Banned

In this essay I am writing to persuade you to accept my opinion that smoking is an addictive drug which should be banned. Smoking is the act of inhaling and exhaling tobacco smoke through a cigarette or cigar. The drug has hundreds of disadvantages and no advantages for its many users around the world. Some of these disadvantages include the fact that it does irreversible damage to your health, it kills many people who don’t even smoke and it costs…

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Cigarettes_ United States Constitution and American Medical Association

Should the production and sale of cigarettes be made illegal? Cigarettes have had a declining reputation ever since they were linked to various forms of cancer, and other debilitating conditions. Cigarettes were not seen as harmful until public awareness was raised about the issue. Now, there are many advocates for cigarettes and many against them, but does the government have the right to make decisions for the public? Sadly, in the democracy we live in today, there is not much…

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Cigarette Smoking Among Teenagers

Whether they choose to light up their first cigarette on their own or are unwitting victims of passive smoking, Filipino youth are increasingly at risk from tobacco exposure. “The younger a child starts to smoke, the greater the chances of becoming a regular smoker,” said Dr Maricar Limpin, executive director of the non- government group Framework Convention on Tobacco Control Alliance Philippines (FCAP), during a media forum on tobacco use in the Philippines, held on Feb. 12 in the Philippine…

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Virginia Slims Cigarette Ad Campaign of 1968

Tobacco has been prevalent throughout western culture since it’s introduction to Europe in the fifteenth century by Christopher Columbus. From English cigars to Native American pipes, tobacco’s popularity came from it’s recreational use. It wasn’t until the twentieth century that tobacco, specifically cigarettes, were identified to have a direct correlation with cancer. CNN’s Brief History of Tobacco chronologically displays the events: “in 1930, researchers in Cologne, Germany, made a statistical correlation between cancer and smoking… y 1944, the American Cancer…

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The Smoking of Tobacco

The smoking of tobacco became prevalent early in this century. The production of flue-cured tobacco, the development of cigarette rolling machines, and a public health concern over tuberculosis germs being spread through the cuspidors associated with snuff and chewing tobacco, all contributed to an increase in cigarette smoking. As smoking became more common, health problems emerged which seemed to be related to smoking. In the 1950’s, sir Richard Doll, a British researcher, studied the smoking habits of more than 34,000…

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Industry Analysis of Herbal Cigarettes

Herbal cigarettes provide what consumers may believe to be a safe alternative to typical tobacco products. There are a wide range of consumable ingredients found in these alternative cigarettes such as corn silk, mint, and cinnamon. Other producers of Herbal Cigarettes manufacture these products with rose petals, lemongrass, or cloverleaves, and the list goes on. First sold in the 1990’s, tobacco users looked to herbal cigarette as a new trend that is safer than you average tobacco product. However, some…

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smoking a Bad Habit

There are lots of negative effects of smoking. Smoking has been proven to be very dangerous for health. As one cigarette contains more than 4000 chemical substances, therefore, it causes for many dangerous diseases such as heart attacks, asthma, bronchitis or lung cancer. According to a recent report in Britain close to 3,500 people are killed each year in road accidents and 120,000 are killed by smoking. Furthermore, smoking costs governments millions of dollars because of the large number of…

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Effectiveness of Anti Smoking Advertisement

Out of the total business of Tobacco in the world (i.e. $ 27 billion a year), 50% amount of the total turnover is being spent on marketing of the products (U.S. FTC _Cigarette Report_ 2007). The total deaths due to smoking were 100 million in the 20th Century. If precautions are not taken, it may go up-to one billion in the 21st Century against the present count of 5.4 million deaths as per WHO report, Feb.8 (Xinhua). The WHO report…

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Warner – Lambert Ireland _ Niconil

Warner-Lambert Ireland is an international pharmaceutical and consumer products company. Its product portfolio includes Dentyne chewing gum, Listerine mouth wash and Hall’s cough drops. It was going to launch Niconil in the market. Niconil was a product that would help smokers who wanted to quit smoking. It was an innovative product that that promised to be more effective than other products which were in the market. In 1989, 30% of the adults smoked cigarettes in Ireland. Survey showed that Irish…

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Philip Morris International Swot Analysis

I. The history of Philip Morris International begins in 1847, when Philip Morris opened his first tobacco store in London England. When Philip Morris died, his wife Margaret and brother Leopold took over the business. Philip Morris went public in 1881 as Philip Morris & Company. Four years later, Philip Morris & Company became Philip Morris & Co., Ltd. PM & Co., Ltd. left the Morris family’s control in 1894, when it was taken over by William Curtis Thomson and…

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Smoking Ban

Smoking ban in almost all work places and public areas has made hotly debated issue of late. While many people approve of this legislation, some take issue with it for fear of their freedom being restricted. Nevertheless, from my personal standpoint, I am convinced that banning smoking has its pros and cons for the reasons illustrated below. On the one hand, it is irrefutable that cigar prohibition protects human’s health. To demonstrate, when having fewer chances of smoking, people, both…

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Applied Health Assessment

The patient is a 47 year old, well-nourished male. The head-to-toe assessment was insignificant for any abnormal findings. Mike is healthy, appears his age, and does not take medications on a daily basis. His vision is declining with age, but is easily corrected with prescription glasses. His weight has been consistent for the past several years. His BMI is appropriate for his height, and he tries to eat a balanced diet. Though, overall, he is healthy, Mike could benefit from…

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Advertising Paragraph Tenth

Advertising is one of the best ways to get consumers’ attention. When the ad is spiced up with handsome men and beautiful women enjoying the great outdoors, people are likely to take a look at the ad, thinking it may be for a nice vacation or possibly for something healthy, but to the consumers’ surprise, it’s an ad for “Newport” cigarettes. How does this affect the audience? By creating an environment on the ad that is bright, lively and colorful,…

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Electronic Cigarettes

Electronic cigarettes, or e-cigarettes for short, are battery-powered devices filled with liquid nicotine that is dissolved in a solution of water and propylene glycol (Leader). Many of them look like real cigarettes, with a white cylindrical tube, brown filter, and red-glowing tip (Leader). There are many benefits to E-cigarette. For one, they are less harmful that traditional cigarettes. Also, they have been proving a better alternative than other methods for quitting smoking and are less addictive. This electronic cigarette is…

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Why People Should Stop Smoking

You’ve all heard of the dangerous effects of smoking, but have you heard all the facts? 8.6 million People in the U.S. have at least one serious illness caused by smoking. That means that for every person who dies of a smoking-related disease, there are 20 more people who suffer from at least one serious illness associated with smoking (General Smoking Facts). Smoking is one of the greatest causes of disease and chronic illnesses in the world, yet people continue…

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