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Stop making them so people can stop smoking them
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Stop making them so people can stop smoking them

    1. Petition by

      Nia Whyte

      Gaithersburg, MD

Its important to support this petition because its harmful to the person who smokes and to the people around them

To:
cigarettes
Stop making them so people can stop smoking them

Its important to support this petition because its harmful to the person who smokes and to the people around them

Sincerely,
[Your name]

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    1. Reached 25 signatures

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    Reasons for signing

    • Teddy Valentine BILLERICAY, UNITED KINGDOM
      • 8 months ago

      Because of me and any children i may have could health problems

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    • Nia Alexander RICHMOND, CA
      • 8 months ago

      Because I don't want to see people die for a stupid reason.

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    • Anita Kanitz STUTTGART, GERMANY
      • 9 months ago

      Smoking: Deaths

      Deaths from Smoking: 440,000 annual deaths each year are smoking-associated (CDC)

      Death Rate Extrapolation

      Death rate extrapolations for USA for Smoking: 440,000 per year, 36,666 per month, 8,461 per week, 1,205 per day, 50 per hour, 0 per minute, 0 per second. Note: this automatic extrapolation calculation uses the deaths statistic: 440,000 annual deaths each year are smoking-associated (CDC)

      Smoking: Deaths Articles

      Deaths information for Smoking: An estimated 400,000 deaths each year are caused directly by cigarette smoking. (Source: excerpt from Smoking and Your Digestive System: NIDDK)

      Smoking: Life Years Lost

      Average life years lost from Smoking: 12 years (NIA)

      Life years lost from Smoking: Smoking doesn't just cut a few months off the end of your life. It reduces the life of the average smoker by 12 years. (Source: excerpt from Smoking It's Never Too Late to Stop -- Age Page -- Health Information: NIA)

      Death statistics for Smoking

      The following are statistics from various sources about deaths and Smoking:

      Death rate is 2-3 times higher than non-smokers

      Estimated to cause 10 million deaths per year worldwide by 2020 (WHO Web Site)

      1.2 million deaths in Europe (The European Heart Network)

      45,000 African American deaths each year in America (CBCF Health Organisation, 2004)

      1.2 million deaths from smoking in Europe (The European Heart Network, 2000)

      400,000 deaths annually in the US (Mayo Clinic)

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    • Alison Jefferson SILVER SPRING, MD
      • over 1 year ago

      Because cigarettes are a legal drug that many people start as teenagers and then cannot stop when they are adults.

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    • Daniel Whyte MONTGOMERY VILLAGE, MD, MD
      • over 1 year ago

      because it kills!!

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