Sunday, November 25, 2012

On smoking and Stop Smoking

Why Do People Get Addicted To Smoking?

People get addicted to smoking cigarettes under the false impression that it is an integral part of style and culture. Some find that smoking cigarettes is the ultimate way to make a hip style statement and youngsters get addicted to smoking when they try to imitate film stars smoking on screen.

The Need For Stop Smoking

Addiction to cigarette smoking has emerged as the principal factor responsible for cardiovascular diseases, cataract, peptic ulcer, osteoporosis and a range of other ailments. Hence, quit smoking is the urgent need of the hour and people across the world have come to realize it.

Let me also add it right here that Passive Smoking is capable of inducing serious health hazards and this spells out the urgent need for stop smoking. 

Stop smoking Initiatives

  • A significant number of countries across the world have banned smoking in restaurants, schools, parks,theaters and shopping malls. 
  • A news release by the World Health Organization (WHO) has appealed to world leaders to
    take measures against attacks from the tobacco industry which weakens the policies formulated to
    safeguard people from the harm of tobacco use. 

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