cigarette smoker

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Noun1.cigarette smoker - a smoker of cigarettescigarette smoker - a smoker of cigarettes    
smoker, tobacco user - a person who smokes tobacco
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I was alarmed at the high numbers of those who have been harmed or killed by tobacco and wondered why government has not totally banned tobacco smoking in the country.
According to WHO, tobacco smoking and second-hand smoke can cause lung cancer, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, asthma and tuberculosis and tobacco smoke in itself is a very dangerous form of air pollution.
About 160000 deaths are related to tobacco smoking in Pakistan.
Tobacco smoking is the leading cause of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), a condition where the build-up of pus-filled mucus in the lungs results in a painful cough and agonising breathing difficulties.
While direct tobacco smoking is responsible for two thirds of lung cancer deaths globally, exposure to secondhand tobacco smoke at home, workplace or outside is responsible for increasing the risk of lung cancer, stated Professor Surya Kant, head of the Respiratory Medicine, Department of King George's Medical University.
Dr Asaad said tobacco smoking is the primary cause for lung cancer, responsible for over two thirds of lung cancer deaths globally.
Tobacco smoking in Pakistan is legal, but under certain circumstances is banned.
The harmful effects of tobacco smoking are well documented.
The health risks of tobacco smoking stem from inhalation of poisonous chemicals in tobacco smoke such as carbon monoxide, cyanide, and carcinogens, which have been proven to cause fatal heart and lung diseases, including cancer.
Tobacco smoking is the practice of burning tobacco and inhaling the smoke.
Some persons do not fully understand the health risks associated with tobacco smoking (5-9), and studies have indicated that increasing knowledge about the adverse health effects of smoking can contribute to decreases in smoking, increases in cessation attempts, and increases in successful cessation (3,7,10).
The call followed a presentation by Ministry of Health and Wellness officer, Mr Ephraim Rapalai, who warned about various debilitating effects of tobacco smoking on both smokers and non-smokers.

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