|smoking in public places
Smoking is a topic I feel strongly about. Not only is it a nasty habit but it is also harmful to your health. Smoking in public places should not be allowed because it is inconsiderate to those who want to lead a healthy life.
Here are a few facts about cigarettes. The tars found in cigarettes are carcinogenic, which means cancerous. To name just a few, some tars that are found in cigarettes include benzyrenes (which is the chemical in rat poison), aromatic amines, chrysene, phenols, cresols, carboxylic acid, metallic ion, radioactive components, pesticides and additives. The gases from cigarettes are carbon monoxide, carbon dioxide, nitrosamines, vinyl chloride, formaldehyde, nitrogen oxides, hydrogen cyanide, ammonia and pyridine. More importantly, let us forget last but not least that the nicotine that everyone wants to get high off of is actually the natural insecticides that plants make. So in reality they are smoking and getting high off ...