EVIL OF SMOKING: Essay Writing

Jose John May 16, 2016 No Comments
EVIL OF SMOKING Smoking is injurious to health is a well known slogan that everybody knows. But smoking is growing in our country. You find the incidence so common every second or third person is smoking cigarette or beedi. Smoking spells ruin to one’s health. It opens the gateway to ill, of physical down fall and speedy death. Tobacco consumption can cause cancer of mouth, throat and lungs. About 50% of cancer cases in India are related to tobacco consumption. 80% of heart attack patients less than 40 years of age are chronic smokers. It is unfortunate that a habit so injurious to health has so many acceptances in society. Of the common addictions, smoking is the most damaging on a national scale. The glorification of such a habit has to be stopped. But the manufacturers of cigarettes place display advertisements in prints and electronic media to catch the attention of new customers. They aim at catching their patrons young. They say cigarettes and the young are made for each other. They misguide the youth in to believing that smoking is a macho thing, it increases stamina, it adds to the personality, aids thinking and planning and is fully satisfying. It is becoming a status symbol. It is an...
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