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Question: Make me a elegant closing statement in debate for my stand that cigeratte smoking should be prioritized banning than drug abuse and alcohol abuse

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Ladies and Gentlemen, To conclude this debate, I reiterate my main proposition, that prioritizing the ban on cigarette smoking over drug and alcohol abuse is a prudent route. Cigarette smoking is statistically the leading cause of preventable deaths worldwide. It is a public health crisis that transcends across the boundaries of age, race, and class, unlike drug and alcohol abuse, which are more likely to affect specific demographics. Cigarettes, legal in most jurisdictions, are insidiously marketed as socially acceptable, making them more easily accessible, and therefore, harmful to a broader population. The devastating health effects of secondhand smoke dramatically multiply the societal implications. In contrast, the use of illicit drugs is generally more limited and alcohol consumption does not carry the same level of risk for innocent bystanders. In aiming to prioritize public health measures, the greatest impact can be achieved by first addressing the pervasive ill effects of cigarette smoking. Acknowledging the damage that drug and alcohol abuse can do, total prevention in these areas would require monumental effort and resources, often targeting less widespread issues. Hence, the prioritization of tackling cigarette smoking first can lead to a more efficient application of our societal resources. In a perfectly balanced world, we would fight against all health risks on an equal front. But in a world of limited resources, we must make strategic choices that maximize the benefits to society as a whole. I am in no way downplaying the significant impacts that drug and alcohol abuse have on individuals and society, but rather, highlighting the need for addressing the most pervasive issues first, those that detrimentally impact the largest number of people, particularly, cigarette smoking. Thank you for considering my perspective on this critical issue. Let us move forward together toward a healthier society, prioritizing actions that deliver the most significant collective benefits.

Answered by gpt-4

Feb. 13, 2024, 6:59 p.m.

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Published: Tuesday, February 13, 2024

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