Smoking and Yellow Fingernails Essay

Submitted By roserose5
Words: 299
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The topic of cigarette smoking being banned has been an ongoing issue for the past 30 years and still today. Many people believe that smoking is a disgusting, dangerous habit that should be illegal, while others believe that smoking should be a choice. In my opinion, I believe that smoking should be banned completely. Not only is smoking any form of tobacco dangerous to people’s health, but it is also bad for their friends, peers, and their pockets.
Cigarette smoking is very unattractive and unhealthy to other people. Smokers create unpleasant smells to themselves and everything they own. Smoking also dulls and ages their appearances by creating premature wrinkles, yellow teeth, bad breath, yellow fingernails, and the annoying “smoker’s cough”. Also, there is also concern today about passive smoking. Recent research has shown that non-smokers can suffer health problems if they spend long periods of time among people who do smoke.
Cigarette smoking is a dangerous habit that can kill you. Smoking creates many harmful diseases such as lung cancer, emphysema, heart cancer, and many more deadly diseases. The 2,000 known poisons in cigarettes, such as tar, carbon, and rat poison, are the contributors to the many diseases a smoker attains. Also, cigarette smoking is extremely addictive. Nicotine, the chemical in cigarettes that make them so addictive, is a colorless, odorless oily substance that occurs naturally in nature. It is proven that nicotine damages your brain right after…