banning Smoking advertisement

By HUSAM ALABED

why should we ban smoking advertisments

We should ban smoking advertisements, if you take a look on how tobacco advertising is harmful to public health, how its a bad influence on teenagers, and we ban smoking advertisement how much it cuts the number of smokers, heart attacks, and stroke.

Tobacco Advertising Is Harmful to Public Health

Tobacco advertising is harmful because it results in more people starting to smoke, and fewer people stopping smoking which it affects the other people who don't smoke by breathing in the smoke exhaled by the smoker, and the harmful stuff are passed on to the children by the gametes.

Smoking Advertisements Influence Teen Smoking

despite their energetic denials to the contrary, tobacco companies continue to target teens, and very young adults in their advertising campaigns, because the harsh unequivocal reality of the tobacco industry is that 80 to 85 percent of all smokers become addicted to tobacco during their pre-teen or teenage years.

Smoking Advertisements Bans Cut Number of Heart Attacks, Strokes


"Smoking advertisements bans quickly, and dramatically cut the number of people hospitalized for heart attacks, strokes, respiratory diseases such as asthma, and emphysema, an analysis out Monday [Oct. 29, 2012] shows." (USA TODAY)

This shows that if we ban smoking advertisements we can cut the number of heart attacks, strokes, cancer, and death. So why continue killing ourselves slowly everyday. Sometimes I think people are ignorant.

Work Cited

Works Cited

Physicians for a Smoke-Free Canada. "Tobacco Advertising Is Harmful to Public Health." Tobacco and Smoking. Ed. Susan Hunnicutt. Detroit: Greenhaven Press, 2009. Opposing Viewpoints. Rpt. from "Cigarette Marketing in Canada: More Ways to End Tobacco Advertising." www.smoke-free.ca/pdf_1/adbrochure-endingadvertising.pdf. 2007. Opposing Viewpoints in Context. Web. 31 Jan. 2014.

Szabo, Liz. "Smoking Bans Cut Number of Heart Attacks, Strokes." USA TODAY: A.4. Oct 30 2012. SIRS Issues Researcher. Web. 31 Jan. 2014 .

Wascher, Robert A. "Smoking Advertisements Influence Teen Smoking." How Does Advertising Impact Teen Behavior? Ed. Roman Espejo. Detroit: Greenhaven Press, 2012. At Issue. Rpt. from "Smoking, Teenagers & Tobacco Company Advertising."MensNewsDaily.com. 2010. Opposing Viewpoints in Context. Web. 31 Jan. 2014.