Smoking: A Bad Habit

Question:

  1. What is smoking?
  2. Why do the people generally smoke?
  3. What are the bad effects of smoking?
  4. How does a nonsmoker become addicted?
  5. What should we do to stop smoking in our country?

Answer: Inhaling the smoke of burnt tobacco is called smoking. The taste of tobacco can be taken in different ways. As cigarette, pipe, chewing dried tobacco, use tobacco powder etc. In whatever way tobacco is consumed, none of them is least harmful. It is said that inhaling tobacco smoke provides stimulation. But it is not true. Rather there are many bad effects of smoking. It causes respiratory problem, bronchitis, asthma etc. A smoker suffers from hypertension, anxiety, digestion. In order to keep our people healthy and working we need to prevent this malady. Government has already prohibited smoking in public places. Above all, we should say ‘no’ to smoking.