In the following parts of this paper, serious health ramifications have been described and highlighted as well. It is followed by personal experience part where the personal observation has been provided. Before the conclusion part, legislative authority and meeting with the legislative authority has been included.
All types of cancer can be caused by smoking. In the United States, 9 out of 10 smokers first tried cigarettes by the age of 18 (U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, 1994; U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, 2012; Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids, 2009); and around 3,200 individuals below the age of 18 smoke first cigarette (U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, 2012; U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, 2014); more seriously smokeless cigarette and hookah are becoming popular in middle and high school students (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 2013). Smoking in the earlier stage of life may not highlight severe effects at the initial stage of smoking especially for the youth. However, with the passage of time, smoking starts to show its effect on internal body functions and body activities. At the same time, the chances of asthma and other breathing problems cannot be also ruled out as it is difficult to ascertain and predict the likely potential hazardous effects of smoking on human body. Subsequently, in the long run, chances of other physical, psychological complications cannot be avoided.
With my personal experience, I can surely say that smoking puts devastating effects on the entire family fabric in which every family member is affected. In my neighborhood, one family’s teenager used to smoke cigarettes. And his parents always remained worried about him. More often, I used to hear family problems and other issues. In other words, this unfriendly relation was mainly caused by the smoking habit of the teenager. More