How does smoking in public affect others?
Over time, secondhand smoke has been associated with serious health problems in non-smokers: Lung cancer in people who have never smoked. More likely that someone will get heart disease‚ have a heart attack‚ and die early. Breathing problems like coughing‚ extra phlegm‚ wheezing‚ and shortness of breath.
Which is the safest cigarette to smoke?
Bidis (flavored cigarettes) Even though bidis have less tobacco than regular cigarettes, they deliver 3 to 5 times more nicotine than regular cigarettes, as well as other harmful substances, such as tar and carbon monoxide. They are unfiltered.
Why should smoking be illegal?
Apart from reducing human suffering, abolishing the sale of cigarettes would result in savings in the realm of healthcare costs, increased labour productivity, lessened harms from fires, reduced consumption of scarce physical resources, and a smaller global carbon footprint.
What is the penalty for smoking in public places?
According to Section 4 of the Cigarettes and Other Tobacco Products Act 2003 (COTPA), a person caught smoking in a bus, at railway stations, cinema halls, hospitals, libraries, government hospitals, and other public areas will be fined Rs 200 by police personnel.
What do you feel about smoking in public places?
IELTS Speaking question 1: What do you feel about smoking in public places? Secondly, passive smoking is as harmful as active smoking. Therefore, in my opinion, it’s pretty selfish to smoke in public places and the reason for that is quite convincing: it negatively influences others to indulge in active smoking.
Why is smoking addictive?
When you smoke a cigarette it only takes six to ten seconds for the nicotine to reach your brain. This makes smoking tobacco very addictive and difficult to stop. Nicotine that is inhaled in cigarette smoke is absorbed by the lungs into the bloodstream and quickly goes to the heart and brain.
Is it OK to smoke in public places?
The American Lung Association believes that all 50 states and the District of Columbia must pass laws prohibiting smoking in all public places and workplaces, including all restaurants, bars and casinos. People in 22 states remain unprotected from secondhand smoke in all public places and workplaces.