Controversial Issue- Final Rhetoric Speech

Controversial Issue- Final Rhetoric Speech - Lauren...

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Lauren Napolitano December 5 th , 2007 Final Speech Outline -Intro scenario -Walking to class, 8:30 AM still half asleep, at least you’re getting some fresh air -The fresh air is the only thing that keeps me awake that early -All of a sudden you walk into a cloud of cigarette smoke -It’s terrible when you are forced to breathe something like that -It is disgusting that we are compelled to share in someone’s deadly habit, even if only for a moment. -The College Tobacco Prevention Initiative conducted a study and the following facts were reported: -College students who reported smoking daily rose by 40% over the period of 1991 to 1999 and continues to rise today -This is mainly attributed to the Master Settlement Agreement,   which prevents tobacco companies from advertising to people under 18 years of age. So, the next youngest group they can really target is the 18 to 24 year olds. This group has proven to be the most easily manipulated. -Perhaps the most compelling fact found in this study is that 10% of current college students will die because of smoking-related illnesses. -Of the 15 million college students today, it’s estimated that 1.7 million will die prematurely from diseases related to smoking. This is a problem that needs to be addressed. -These numbers are undoubtedly shocking; however college students continue to smoke
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