Why Tobacco Should Be Illegal Essay

1437 Words May 18th, 2016 null Page
This study will investigate why tobacco use should be illegal. Tobacco takes a significant toll on the life of Americans. In this research, studies will show the detrimental effects of tobacco and reasons why tobacco usage should be banned. This topic is important to American lives because tobacco is one of the leading causes of death in the U.S. The information given in this research will be quantitative and qualitative information from newspaper articles, surveys, interviews, and other educational websites. Tobacco usage will be proven to take a negative toll on America and will prove its reasoning to be banned.

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Introduction
Known to be the second top killer in the world, tobacco kills more people than any other illegal and legal drugs combine. Tobacco takes a significant toll on the life of Americans and percentages of tobacco usage increase substantially each day. Tobacco is also a defective product, meaning not just dangerous but unreasonably dangerous. Therefor, the real question is should the usage of tobacco be illegal? Researchers say that tobacco should be illegal. About 480,000 Americans intake tobacco and more than half die each year from a variety of diseases that tobacco causes.
History
In 1612, tobacco was the first crop grown for money in North America. Then came along other cash crops such as corn, cotton, wheat, sugar, and soya beans. In the mid 1770s and early 1780s, tobacco helped pay for the American Revolution against…

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