Tobacco

What is it?

Tobacco


to·bac·co

[tuh-bak-oh]


noun, plural to·bac·cos, to·bac·coes.

1.any of several plants belonging to the genus Nicotiana, of the nightshade family,

especially one ofthose species, as N. tabacum, whose leaves are prepared for

smoking or chewing or as snuff.

Long Term Effects

COPD is a respiratory disease that is most commonly caused by smoking.


Heart Disease which can cause dizziness, shortness of breath, and chest pain to name a few.


Reduced Life Span usage of tobacco can cause death much sooner in a user of tobacco.


Emphysema where the air sacks in your lungs are being slowly destroyed.

Short Term Effects

Weaker Immune System


Bad Breath the smoke and tar gets stuck in taste buds and causes permanent bad breath


Reduction in Taste and Smell


Cough

Body

It can get in through

  • chewing
  • smoking
  • snuff

Brain

Tobacco can damage

  • Memory
  • learning skills
  • reading skills
  • reduce IQ
  • ect.

Addiction

Nicotine gets into your blood stream. It makes your brain feel like it needs to get tobacco to feel good.

It has causes about 50,000 deaths in adults each year!

2nd Hand Smoke

It gets into your body from breathing in smoke from other people.

it causes over 50,000 deaths in adults each year.

Bibliography

"A Report of the Surgeon General: How Tobacco Smoke Causes Disease -." Surgeon General. N.p., n.d. Web. 04 Feb. 2014.


"The Effects of Using Tobacco." Home. N.p., n.d. Web. 03 Feb. 2014.


"What Can Smoking Do to Your Brain?" What Can Smoking Do to Your Brain? N.p., n.d. Web. 02 Feb. 2014.