tobacco smoking among teenagers are still higher because about 1 in 7higher school boys use some form of spit or smokers tobacco likewisemore than 2percent of higher school girl use spit or smokers tobacco.Children and teens are easy target for the tobacco industry. They’re ofteninfluence by TV, Movies, advertising, and by what their friends do and say.Children and teens don’t think much about future health, health outcomes.Passive smoking has the same consequence as tobacco smoking. Passivesmoking may cause cancers of the mouth, cancers of the oharynx (throat),cancers of the esophagus(swallowing tube), receding gums, which canprogress to the point that the teeth fall out, pre-cancerous spots in themouth, called leukoplakia, and there is also possibility of heart attack andstroke. Conclusively, research has slow in that teens who use a form of other oral tobacco are more likely to become cigarette smokers than non-smokers. On the survey of the University of Michingan which shows a risein the teen smoking while on the contrary government showed adecreased. And the 18.3 percent of teenage between 12 and 17 had smokedin the past mouth the lowest. Either a report shows an increase or adecrease, it is the havoc done by this acquiring habit that teens shouldlook at and not the disparity in the survey. Remember nobody is abovemistake.Tasting the smoke once is even dangerous became theprobability of the percentage of the teenagers that tasted cigarette once tobe addicted is higher. The “addiction” isn’t so great that millions haven’tbroken it. The addiction is so great even it is alarming that smokingresponsible for nearly 1 out of every 5death of smoking in America. Evensmoking kills faster than other diseases says a research.However, the press are not bias them conclusion is derivedfrom the research and opinions of the people. Don’t smokers have a rightto engage in behaviour whose pleasures and pains mainly theirs withoutbeing punished by the rest of the society? Smokers pay more for insuranceoverall, but our entire society, including smokers and non-smokers alikepays the price. Each American household spends over $600 a year infederal and state taxes due to smoking. These costs come from medicalexpenses from the un-insured, or those who have lost productivity due toillness or death related to smoking. All these add to health care bill spenton both public and private health care.Conclusively, research has shown that cigarette smokers also morelikely to get into fights, carry weapons, and attempt suicides, suffer frommental health problems such as depression and engage in high risk sexualbehaviors. |They are not abandon because the press and others stillorganize, crusade, seminars, talks and other forms of educationalenlightenment in other to open up smokers’ eyes to the dangerous effect of smoking.The essay is quite educative interesting and good for everyAmericans especially the youth to read.The author is bias and sentimental about its critique.