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Morgan Haskins Kelly Paul Eng. 102 B508 October 23, 2013 The Effect of Tanning Beds on the American Society Have you ever read the warning label on something and decided to ignore it? What about doing/using something you know could eventually kill you? Truth is, most people using harmful products ignore the possibility of side effects. They are the ones that say “the chances are so slim it won't happen to me.” The lengths people will go, in order to get a quick fix, weather it be a mental fix such as gaining a high or a physical thing such as appearance, are amazing.
Smoking in public places also endangers people who have respiratory ailments (ground). Recent studies show that almost (qualifier) 80% of those who ingest secondhand smoke from public smokers have a higher risk of getting respiratory problems than smokers themselves (data). Banning an act that causes problems to innocent civilians is helpful in many ways (warrant). If smoking in public places is banned, we actually reduce or totally eradicate the danger of putting non-smokers at risk of developing lung and heart problems (backing statement). Moreover, if we ban smoking in public places, we also stop the smokers from further increasing their chances of acquiring health problems for themselves (backing statement).
I completely agree that we should help people who are addicted to substances, but giving them money to buy drugs isn’t helping them. If a welfare recipient is caught using drugs they should be given a chance to change their lives before being taken off of welfare. They should be given something to help them break their addiction. They should be watched very carefully and retested after two weeks of their conviction. If they are negative for drugs then they should still receive welfare, while still being watched and on probation for another year.
The world famous blogger and novelist Michael Siegel a professor in the Department of Community Health has come out with another debatable topic that has anti-smoker advocates in an uproar. Michael is trying to promote that electronic cigarettes can help smokers give up smoking or at least reduce the edge to smoke. On the other hand the anti-smoker advocates highly disagree with Michael saying that “electronic cigarettes don’t help smokers quit but merely prolong their addiction to nicotine”. They also argue that smokers who stop using electronic cigarettes will automatically stop having the edge to smoke all together. Michael retaliated mocking their proposal stating that “This is a ridiculous argument and those advancing it are not living in reality”.
In fact, it is ADDED to anti-freeze to reduce it's toxicity if ingested. Nicotine Causes Cancer Nicotine has the same effect on your body as caffeine. The toxins and and carcinogens are created when tobacco leaves are burned, changing their chemical makeup. Holding tobacco leaves/concentrations against soft tissue for extended periods of time is of great concern as well. Vaping Is As Bad As Smoking Liquid nicotine does not contain the over 4,000 chemicals created when burning tobacco cigarettes.
However in the long-run, this price raise is not enough to make people quit smoking so since cigarettes are a demerit good, it will have a negative effect on the environment and it will increase the number of health issues from second hand smoke, not to mention the high unemployment rate and less taxes for the government. Work Cited: BusinessDictionary.com. 2013. What is inelastic demand? definition and meaning.
Not taking any action in this case has proven to be a bad decision as was quickly learned in 2004. When analyzing the case using the prudent pragmatism method to develop policy recommendations, one may compare the current case to see what may have caused the situation to worsen. Over the years the amount of vaccine manufacturers in the U.S. has declined, so has the ability to guarantee flu vaccination doses for all who desire one. As it seems that the unpredictability of influenza vaccine supply is the main cause of the supply shortages, the main policy goal should be to bring back more manufacturers of flu vaccinations. Due to the lack of financial incentive to produce flu vaccinations in the U.S., policymakers must decide on a method of bringing more vaccinations to the U.S. from abroad or subsidizing the ones
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.
Using celebrities to endorse our products will influence teens to buy our products. Third, we can do more with advertising. Currently, we advertise by printing ads in magazineslike Seventeen and Cosmopolitan. We should make billboardsin populated places like New York City andLos Angelosfeaturing our newest products.We should makecommercials that are played on YouTube and Instagram. To increase our international sales, we should start planning to make our products accessibleto countries in Europe, Asia, South America, and Australia.