Smoking by Natalie Mix

If you can't stop, cancer will.

Health Problems

  • Tobacco is the leading preventable cause of death.
  • Smoking causes many types of cancer including oral cancer, bladder cancer, lung cancer, and increases the risk of breast cancer.
  • Tobacco causes 5 million deaths worldwide every year.
  • Smoking is associated with infertility, preterm delivery, still birth, and SIDS.
  • The risk of heart disease is two to four times higher.

Facts About Tobacco

  • 5 million people die worldwide every year from tobacco.
  • 20.6% of all adults were smokers in the US in 2009
  • About 3,900 young people between 12-17 start smoking every day

Ways to Quit

  • Chew nicotine gum
  • Eat sunflower seeds
  • Change your routines