To start with according to the survey carried out by World Health Organization(WHO) on July 2015.
Smoking kills around six million people each every year out of whom five million are active smokers while around 600,000 are passive smokers. Active smokes are the people who smoke the cigarette themselves. Passive smokers are the people who do not smoke but constantly exposed to smoke produced by cigarettes. For example, if there is a smoker in a family, the people who spend time around the active smoker such as children and other members of the family may come under the category of passive smoker.
Cigarettes contain a substance called ‘nicotine’ which is not only makes people addicted to smoking but also affects the heart, lungs and blood vessels. If consumed regularly and in high amount, nicotine increases the risk of heart attack, stroke and chronic lung diseases. Most of the deaths caused by smoking occur due to lung cancer. Other death causing diseases due to smoking include heart related and respiratory diseases . it is wonder why people even after knowing that cigarette is slow poison. The main reason is most of them starts at a young age, without being fully aware about the hazards of smoking. Some start due to peer pressure, some due to television, movies, and also some for Style. Nepal Government also Makes strict to smoke in Public Places
All in all, it’s shame that the laws related to buying and selling cigarettes is as good as none. So lets Stop Smoking . Be a role model to our children, Society and stop them for becoming Passive Smokers and risking their lives as well.