Although smoking is an unhealthily habit, about 20 percent of young people
smoke. The number of smoking people is increasing every year and it creates
problems for other people and for themselves. Smoking is very popular and
among teenagers, especially among boys.
The biggest harm that smoking can do is that it affects people’s health. It
may cause lung cancer, heart disease and other serious illnesses. One out
of six deaths in the world happens because of smoking.
There are several reasons why people start smoking. Teenagers often doo what
their parents do and if their parents smoke, they also want to try it.
Another reason is that if everybody smokes in a big company of friends, a
person also smokes, because he doesn’t want to be different from others.
And of course as you all know advertisements have a big influence on
people. The same happens with cigarette advertisements. This problem was
bigger few years ago, when cigarette advertisements were aloud. I think our
government made a right decision, that they banned cigarette promotion.
Finally peeople stopped discussing about negative influence that cigarette
advertisement do. So I can say that smoking among teenagers is a matter of
fashion and among adults is way to relieve stress and a habit.
Also smoking is a big problem I schools. Lots of
time go to the school yard and smoke. Such behaviour diminishes school
prestige. If I were s schoolmistress I would try to change the situation. I
would try to make pupils to get familiar with harm of smoking. I would
invite a doctor to speak about dangerous of smoking and about serious
illnesses. I would also give warning to people, who smoke and after three
warnings I would invite parents to school to talk about pupils behaviour.
Not only the school has to be responsible for pupils but also parents
should take care of their children and their children’s health. I think
parents shouldn’t punish their children for smoking, but they should
explain why smoking is a bad habit. If parents punish their children,
children always doo the opposite.
Smoking is a big problem in all the world. Until now there is no way to
solve the problem. More and more people start smoking , but of course lots
of people get rid of this harmful habit.