The topic of energy drinks being allowed for kids is a huge debate. Energy drinks are said to help give you energy for you long days, but are very deadly at the same time. Energy drink companies say that it’s the kids faults for drinking the energy products but all in all it is there’s to begin with. They have hidden so much from us should they be allowed to hide it any more? One of the biggest dangers of energy drinks is death. There are twelve reported death reports saying that monster energy is the cause for the deaths. The companies were sued by the families of the teens who died from drinking the drinks. The companies stated that it was their kids faults for there deaths because the consumed the product in hand, but they didn’t know the ingredients in the energy drinks. Some of the publics schools in Washington sell energy drinks everyday at there schools. The energy drink companies are trying to get the advertisement out to the younger kids to wanting them to buy more and more of there products. If we pulled the energy drinks from schools and selling them there would be less teen and children deaths in the us alone then there has been over the year. Energy drink companies should label everything a lot better, because having them hide some of the ingredients isn’t something id like to let my kids use. Less people would drink them if they new what all was in the products. Most of there products have over 1,600mg of sugar in it, that’s equal to one in a half to two bags of sugar. Putting all this sugar into these drinks and having kids consume them causes the kids to become hyperactive whenever they consume the product. If these kids keep drinking these drinks they will cause them self to get diabetes, after drinking the energy drinks for a long period of time.Considering the challenge of being sued for there product the companies try and change the topics to the family. When the companies blame the family for there family members death. The energy drink...
...WhyEnergyDrinks Are Really Unhealthy:
Some Dangers of Drinking EnergyDrinksWhyEnergyDrinks Are Really Unhealthy:
Some Dangers of Drinking EnergyDrinks
A lot of people drinkenergydrinks now, especially young people and teenagers. Adults drink Red Bull and Monsters too explaining it that strong coffee doesn’t help them. Of course, people feel good when they drinkenergydrinks. Energydrinks have become popular among students in preparation for exams, office workers who do not have time to meet the deadline, some athletes (in fitness clubs), tired drivers and clubbers - for anyone who is tired, but should feel fresh and full of energy. After drinking the energydrink, you immediately feel a surge of strength, vitality, improves mood and increases the reaction rate. If we compare the effect of energy with a cup of coffee, it is many times greater than it, and lasts a long time.
From time immemorial people have used stimulants. Thus, in the Middle East people to have strength and energydrink coffee, in China and Asia - tea in Africa - cola nuts. Magnolia, Ginseng, Aralia were...
...Why Smoking Should be Banned
Undoubtedly, there will always be subjects of controversy. One example is whether smoking should be banned or not. Some people completely object to the idea of smoking and think that it should be banned. They believe that the negatives of smoking far outweigh the positives. On the other end of the continuum are the people who think that smoking is an individual’s choice that should not be restricted or banned in any way. Those people who wish to keep smoking legal argue that banning it is infringing on Canadians freedom of choice. Smoking has both negatives and benefits but it should be banned from Canada as the negatives of smoking are far greater than the benefits.
Smoking should be banned because of its high societal cost. Smokers cause financial burdens on the rest of society such as the cost of health care. In Canada the government spends $3 billion dollars each year on smoking related healthcare. In 2002 according to World Bank, tobacco use cost Canadians $4.4 billion directly on healthcare. Alberta Health Services states that “all Canadians are forced to absorb costs such as worker absenteeism, fires, and lost income due to premature death.” It is estimated to cost over 12 billion a year to cover these expenses. These statistics show how largely smokers...
...Essay on EnergyDrinksshould be Banned
A few months ago, the analytical and research agency Packaged Facts (PF) noted a sharp increase in the demand for energydrinks. According to the PF experts, the revenue from the sales of this category of products will exceed $21.5 billion by 2017. For comparison, the legendary Coca-Cola Corporation, providing water dispensers all over the world, earns about $47 billion annually.
However, this week, the popular energydrinks industry attracted attention of the US Congress.
Several senators and House members said they intend to restrict or even ban the sale of the caffeinated beverages. The Bill, which is destined to drop the production of energydrinks to the level that was decades ago, most likely, will bear the name of Anais Fournier, 14-year-old resident of Maryland, who died a year and a half ago after she drunk two cans (volume of each was 24-ounce) containing huge doses of caffeine.
The child death forced the US Department of Health and Human Services to conduct an impromptu survey,which quite unexpectedly revealed that every month more than 2.000 inhabitants of the United States have been treated in the emergency rooms with problems caused by the energydrinks.
Non-profit organizations, calling for a healthy lifestyle, instantly published their own...
...into other people’s lives. Some effects of temporary exposure to smoke include headaches, breathing problems, and even nausea. The bottom line is that secondhand smoke has numerous short-term and long-term consequences for innocent bystanders. Are health reasons the only reason why smokers should not smoke in public? When you and your family go out to eat do you really want to smell smoke the whole time? The odor lingers on people’s clothes and hair and can take a while to go away. No one wants to smell like smoke is they don’t smoke. That can be a little annoying nonsmokers.
In conclusion, there are many obvious reasons why smoking should be banned in public areas; the most recognizable reason would be it is unhealthy to the smoker as well as everyone else around them. Secondhand smoke exposure is clearly linked with negative outcomes on a person’s health. While the exact degree of harm is debatable, a recent study published in the medical journal Circulation reviewed 13 studies from around the world and found that banning smoking in public places can reduce heart attack hospitalizations by up to 36 percent over time, regardless of geographical location. Smoking is an addiction, and every step should be taken to discourage people, specifically the young, from becoming hooked by the toxic drug, nicotine. Even though I think smoking is bad for you and people shouldn’t pick up on this habit,...
...Why Whaling Should Be Banned
* Whales have been hunted by humans for their meet, bones and blubber.
* Whaling, during the 19th century, wiped out most of the world's whale populations.
* Whales grow and breed slowly; numbers will take a long time to recover. This means that they will more easily become more extinct.
* The International Whaling Commission (IWC) banned whaling in 1986.
* There are some countries that issue permits to kill whales for research; Japan uses this to hunt whales and the meat from their research.
* The Japanese whaling people left for the Antarctic in December 2006, with the intention of killing 850 Minke whales and 10 fin whales.
Whales are hunted for their:
* Liver – oil
* Skin – Belts/ shoes/ handbags and luggage
* Bone – animal feed and fertilisers
* Teeth – buttons/ piano keys and jewellery
1. Lots of different types of whales are hunted, including:
* Right Whale: It was considered the perfect whale to hunt because it had lots of blubber for oil lamps; (that is why it is called “Right” whale.)
* Blue Whale: Considered too dangerous to hunt mostly, but some of the more brave hunters went after this whale because, it is bigger and so it provides more blubber, meat and bone.
Arguments against Whaling
Anti-whaling extremists claim that the whale is an...
...1. Banning guns works, which is why New York, DC, & Chicago cops need guns.
2. Washington DC’s low murder rate of 69 per 100,000 is due to strict gun control, and Indianapolis’ high murder rate of 9 per 100,000 is due to the lack of gun control.
3. Statistics showing high murder rates justify gun control but statistics showing increasing murder rates after gun control are “just statistics.”
4. The Brady Bill and the Assault Weapons Ban, both of which went into effect in 1994 are responsible for the decrease in violent crime rates, which have been declining since 1991.
5. We must get rid of guns because a deranged lunatic may go on a shooting spree at any time and anyone who would own a gun out of fear of such a lunatic is paranoid.
6. The more helpless you are the safer you are from criminals.
7. An intruder will be incapacitated by tear gas or oven spray, but if shot with a .357 Magnum will get angry and kill you.
8. A woman raped and strangled is morally superior to a woman with a smoking gun and a dead rapist at her feet.
9. When confronted by violent criminals, you should “put up no defense – give them what they want, or run” (Handgun Control Inc. Chairman Pete Shields, Guns Don’t Die – People Do, 1981, p. 125).
10. The New England Journal of Medicine is filled with expert advice about guns; just like Guns & Ammo has some excellent treatises on heart surgery.
11. One should consult an automotive...
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According to the American Library Association (ALA), young adult novels are challenged with the best intentions. In most cases a parent will read a book that their child might be reading in class to find out if the book is hazardous to their child’s well-being. If the novel seems problematic, the parent then challenges the book. Even though the purpose of challenging a novel is to keep children from reading about issues that may not be seen as appropriate for their age group, censoring children from difficult subject matter is not always the solution. There is always controversy when difficult issues arise in adolescent geared novels. Even though there are many concerns with Lois Lowry’s The Giver, this book should not be banned from the Coopertown Middle Library.
The Giver is about an eleven-year-old boy named Jonas is a light-eyed boy who lives in a Utopian society. Within his society, there is no suffering, no hunger, no war, no color, and no love. There is no uniqueness and everyone is, in essence, the same. No one leaves the community unless they are released, which normally only happens to elderly adults, sick infants, or those choosing to break the rules. When the children turn twelve, they are assigned professions. Jonas was skipped when it was his turn to receive a profession, and at the end of the ceremony he is selected to be The Receiver of Memory. He is the apprentice of The Giver, an elderly man that...
...Did you know you are 4 times more likely to be killed with a knife or other cutting instrument than you are by a rifle or a shotgun? Gun rights and gun control are always hot items during any political discussion, whether it is between peers or politicians. One of the many great advantages to being an American is the ability to choose for one's own self what to believe in. Another advantage, in my opinion, is the right of the people to keep and bear arms. Laws should not restrict gun rights because first, it would infringe the second amendment, second, guns are a part of our culture, and finally, if guns were outlawed, citizens of the U.S. would become vulnerable.
The most prevalent argument for gun rights is the second amendment to the Constitution of the United States. The second amendment is broken into two clauses; the justification clause and the rights clause. The justification clause is, “A well regulated militia, being necessary to the security of a free state.” And the rights clause is, “the right of the people to keep and bear arms shall not be infringed.” This idea is important to a country founded upon revolution, and is in the Constitution for the chance that we will have to revolt again so, as democratic Americans, we cannot allow the government to strip us of our rights. America was founded on the thought of being able to make our own ideas and options for our lives. A free man must be able to protect himself and that was the idea of the...