Lowering the drinking age would increase the teen alcohol related car crashes each year. People like to think if you can serve in the war and risk your life you should be old enough to drink. Or since Europeans let their children drink, our American children should be allowed to drink as well. What most people don’t know
Smoking cigarettes is by far the main contributor to lung cancer. Cigarette smoke contains over 60 known carcinogens. The time a person smokes, as well as the rate of smoking, increases the person’s chance of developing lung cancer. If a person stops smoking, this chance steadily decreases as damage to the lungs is repaired and cancer causing agents are gradually removed. Tobacco companies are not responsible for what people do in their free time they are simply making a product that people like and making money in the meantime.
8/21/2014 Diagnostic Assignment Is smoking really all that bad for adolescents? Some say that it does not affect the teenagers because they will stop before they are 20, however, that is not the case. Once you start smoking it is almost impossible to stop and you have already infested your lungs with the puffs of smoke. The moment the tobacco enters your lungs you are putting your health in danger. Lung cancer, bronchitis, and heart diseases are all effects of smoking tobacco.
Many alcohol advertisements are placed in different types of media that are popular among adolescent.” They spend billions of dollars in developing an advertisement to capture the publics’ eye, especially the young adolescents. The alcohol industry target a specific group mainly teenagers, but they don’t realize is that all of the colorful effects, the music, and the atmosphere of fun and excitement makes the teenagers want to take a shot or two. At John Hopkins University made a estimate, “the likely effects of several alcohol policies on youth drinking behavior in the U.S. population concluded that a complete ban on alcohol advertising would be the most effective, resulting in 7,609 fewer deaths from harmful drinking and a 16.4% drop in alcohol-related life-years lost.” Banning alcohol commercials can affect the life of young adolescents and adults by not having the influence or the temptation in front of you will decrease the amount of drinking in teens. Commercials have a lot of power over a person’s judgment persuading them to act like different
Smoking can result in the loss of medical readiness, which can and will affect your chances to possibly stay in the service. Even among smokers who have quit, chronic lung disease accounts for fifty percent of smoking-related conditions. Cigarette smoking is the most important source of preventable morbidity and death worldwide. The United States Navy gives people the right live in a clean and healthy environment, and everyone should have a choice to live in a building that has clean air, so they can be absolutely smoke free. Smoking costs the Department of the Navy nearly one billion dollars in related health care and productivity loss cost a year, and smoking can be taken into account for most of this.
Medical Marijuana Can Change Lives Ohio is one of the many states that haven’t legalized medical marijuana. Legalizing medical marijuana in Ohio could really help the lives of many people that need marijuana as a medication and a treatment of the own personal illnesses. In Ohio there are already a lot of Ohioans that want to have marijuana as a medical option. If Ohio were to legalize marijuana, it would be a very simple process to do for the government. When marijuana is legalized it will improve lives of the sick, and support the economy by bringing in a lot of revenue and jobs for people.
Sixteen years later the state has had time to evaluate how successful the medical marijuana program has been and how it has helped the state and its patients. The state currently has well over 200,000 medical marijuana users who lawfully use and cultivate marijuana. Sixteen years ago these 200,000 patients purchased marijuana illegally on the black market. Often drug deals would go bad, ending in patients either being killed or robbed or arrested by the police. Proposition 215 has provided a safe and efficient way for patients to obtain and use Marijuana legally without fear of incarceration.
The campaign me and my group presented was about smoking and was titled ‘’ASHES TO ASHES’’. We chose to do our campaign on smoking because of the rising NHS costs and loss of lives due to the diseases or illnesses which occur due to long term use of cigarettes for example, lung diseases, e.g. lung cancer, loss of teeth, and other health problems which occur due to smoking. From our questionnaire, we found out that most people who are smoking in their middle age started smoking in their teenage years due to peer pressure or the need to fit in with their friends. For this reason, our campaign was aimed at teenagers mainly but also other adults who are smoking.
Mr. President. You asked me if teenagers smoking weed was a problem in this nation. My answer would be yes most teenagers want to try everything before they grow old at least once. People say that it is okay to try it once, but that is completely the opposite because you could get addicted from the first smoke I think there are about 10% that get addicted after the first smoke. Weed is also almost advertised more than cigarettes these days without you knowing it.
It has become one of the world’s largest industries. The most common disease obtained from smoking is lung cancer. In today’s world the link between smoking and lung cancer is positive, according to pharmaceutical company and leading oncology research house AstraZeneca, “smoking is the reason for at least 30% of all cancer-related deaths and 87% of lung cancer deaths. About 50% of new lung cancers are diagnosed in current smokers.” Other diseases include: Cardiovascular disease, coronary thrombosis, cerebral thrombosis, high blood pressure and kidney failure. These percentages are extremely high and it almost seems as if people are happy with paying towards their own deaths.