Research Paper On Tobacco Smoking
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Public Places Should Prohibit Smoking
A 6 page paper in which the writer discusses the problems secondhand tobacco smoke creates in the workplace, educational settings, and in socializing environments. How this may contribute to the problems of the smoker in these places will be examined. Past solutions to smoking in public places will be contrasted with present and potential solutions. How overall community health may be improved by banning smoking in public places will be emphasized. Bibliography lists 11 sources.
An Article on Fetal Growth and Exposure to Smoke Reviewed
An 8 page paper that reviews and critiques an article entitled, "The exposure of nonsmoking and smoking mothers to environmental tobacco smoke during different gestational phases and fetal growth." This was a large study involving more than 6,000 mother-infant pairs. The essay reports and comments on methodology, research questions, introduction, theoretical foundation, results, discussion and conclusion. Bibliography lists 1 source.
This 10 page paper provides a history of the tobacco industry, noting there is evidence of the use of tobacco several centuries B.C. The discussion includes the importance of tobacco to economy of certain colonies/states as well as the importance of this industry to the economy and revenue to governments. In the last part of the paper, the writer argues against banning smoking and suggests the government has exploited the anti-smoking movement to its own gain while those who smoke have lost their civil rights. Bibliography lists 6 sources.
Post 1996 Tobacco Laws
A 6 page paper that covers the tobacco legislation proposed and passed since 1996. The writer examines programs facilitated by the Clinton administration through legislation, and the new tougher proposal introduced in September 1997. The paper looks at various opinions, interest groups, legislators, and provides some background on the health risks associated with cigarette smoking and the tobacco industry's cover up. Bibliography lists 8 sources.
Smoking and Utilitarianism
A 4 page piece on how the utilitarian ideal, which states that individual rights must be given up for the greater good of all, has been applied to the recent anti-smoking agenda in America. The utilitarian images applied include: policy not backed by research, but applied in the case of children and public smoking in the case of adults; state class action suits and the tobacco settlements; and how the government is trying to incorporate utilitarian and individual freedoms under one umbrella. Bibliography lists 4 sources.