Smoking should be banned!

Help me, help you!

Smoking is harmful.

  • According to the American Lung Association 8.6 million have at least one serious illness caused by smoking.
  • Cigarette smoke contains over 7,000 chemicals, 69 which are known to cause lung cancer.

Smoking benefits.

  • According to livescience.com smoking lowers risk of knee-replacement surgery.
  • Smoking lowers the risk of Parkinson's disease.

Henson's Claim

There are a couple of reasons why smoking should be banned in the United States or at least in the State of Texas:

Contents:


  • A radioactive chemical Polonium-210 which was used to murder a Russian spy in 2006.
  • Chemicals that seep out of cigarette butts can be acutely toxic to fish and micro-organisms.
  • Acetone is found in cigarette smoke. Acetone also removes nail polish.
Diseases:



  • Of current workers in the U.S., 1, 273,000 have emphysema from smoking.
  • Because of tobacco products about 353 people in the U.S. die of lung cancer everyday.
(My husbands grandmother and grandfather both died of lung cancer from smoking!)


There are so many other reasons for example, it could impair lung growth in children and adolescence if they are exposed in second hand smoking.


Would you want your family members or yourself to be exposed to these chemicals and endure painful diseases?


Please help me stop the sales of cigarettes.