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There are over a billion cigarette smokers across the world A large percentage of these smokers come from America For many years people have been trying to put and end to cigarettes Cigarette smoke is one of the top three preventable causes of death among Americans Not only are the people who smoke affected by its dangers but also the people who choose not to smoke The effects of cigarettes are increasingly taking their toll Banning cigarettes in public is a good way to help prevent the dangers of cigarette smoke towards those who are against it Cigarettes should be prohibited in public places because they are hazardous to the environment they have a big influence on young children to start smoking and they are harmful to other peoples health Tobacco smoke contains more than 4000 chemicals in it Forty of these chemicals are carcinogenic and eight of them a class A carcinogenic which means they can kill you Many people dont even realize what some of the chemicals are Some of the more serious chemicals include Acetone Acetic Acid Ammonia Arsenic Butane Cadmium Carbon Monoxide DDTDieldrin Ethanol Formaldehyde Hexamine Hydrogen Cyanide Methane Methanol Naphthalene Nicotine Nitric Acid Nitrobenzene Nitrous Oxide Phenols Stearic Acid Toluene and Vinyl Chloride These are just a few of the 4000 and more chemicals inside cigarette smoke When people inhale these chemicals they dont see that they arent the only people being affected by them Their second hand smoke is a serious problem when around other people These people have no control over whether they should or shouldnt breathe in the substance lingering in the air Cigarette smoke can stay in the air for up to two hours If a pregnant woman is exposed to the secondhand smoke the nicotine she ingests affects her and is also passed on to her unborn child Some other places where the second hand smoke might affect people would be in the work place
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