Cgd 218 Visual Literacy in Business

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The White Cloud is Not Always so Beautiful

The White Cloud is Not Always so Beautiful

We are all aware that back in the old days you were considered to be cool if you smoked. Now in days things have changed. We are all aware that smoking is not cool or healthy for us. Smoking is known to be the leading cause of many diseases and illness that threatening our lives today. In this paper I will be discussing the unhealthy lives of smokers and why they need to make a heath change before it is too late.

Over the year cigarette companies have worked hard to create positive and sexy images for themselves. They would use beautiful women and handsome men to attract people. The images were used to lure people in and make them feel that smoking is sexy and beautiful.

When our parents were young, people could buy cigarettes and smoke pretty much anywhere including hospitals. Everywhere you went you there was a cigarette advertisement. Today we as people are more aware of how dangerous smoking is to our health. Tobacco companies today are not allowed to advertise on television, in magazines and/or on radio stations.

Smoking has all together been banned from public places. Almost everyone knows that smoking causes cancer, emphysema, and heart disease. Statistics also show that smoking can take 10 years off of a person life. Smoking is the leading preventable cause of death in the in the United States but 440,000 Americans die from tobacco related causes each year. Most of these people began using tobacco before the age of 18.

Cigarettes contain more than 4000 chemical. These chemical causes damage not only to our internal organs but also our external body as well. Cigarettes can make you look extremely old on the outside and also on the inside. It damages you lungs, brain, heart, hair, teeth, skin and so...