Hatta kalau pada kotak rokok tu letak gamba mereka mati dek merokok pun, belum tentu mereka nak berhenti.
Tapi setegar mana mereka menghabiskan duit untuk meracun diri sendiri, maka setegar itu juga kita perlu terus berkempen menyeru ke arah kebaikan.
Some tobacco companies have voluntarily listed product ingredients online in recent years but never with the specificity they must give the FDA, said Matt Myers, president of the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids.
For example,., based in Richmond and the parent company of the nation's largest tobacco maker, , has posted general ingredients on its Web site since at least 1999.
Cigarette makers say their products include contain tobacco, water, sugar and flavorings, along with chemicals like diammonium phosphate, a chemical used to improve burn rate and taste, and ammonium hydroxide, used to improve the taste.
Scientific studies suggest those chemicals also could make the body more easily absorb nicotine, the active and addictive component of tobacco.
"Until now, the tobacco companies were free to manipulate their product in ways to maximize sales, no matter the impact on the number of people who died or became addicted," Myers said. "The manner of disclosure previously made it impossible for the government to make any meaningful assessments."
About 46 million people, or 20.6 percent of U.S. adult, according to the , down from about 24 percent 10 years ago. It also estimates that about 443,000 people in the U.S. die each year from diseases linked to smoking.
Tax increases, health concerns,and social stigma continue to cut into the number of cigarettes sold, which were estimated to be down about 12.6 percent in the third quarter compared with the same period last year.
Cigarettes and their smoke contain more than 4,000 chemicals; among them are more than 60 known carcinogens, according to the American Cancer Society. But scientists say they can't yet tell all they'll learn from the new data because so little is known about how the chemicals combine to affect people.
"The reality is that we have known so little over time that it's difficult to know with much accuracy what getting a good look is going to tell us about what we could do in the future," said Dr. David Burns of the University of California-San Diego, scientific editor of several surgeon general reports on tobacco.Artikel yang asal lebih panjang. Tapi aku pendekkan.
Takut orang yang baca akan terpaksa pekena rokok sebatang dua dek nak menghabiskan baca naskah asal...