tobacco

By: Luke

Smoker

Smokers also argue that their decision to smoke and the risks involved are no different from other personal lifestyle choices.

A typical smoker will take 10 puffs on a cigarette over the period of about 5 minutes that the cigarette is lit.

Smokers often report that the first cigarette of the day is the most satisfying

nicotine


Nicotine is quite toxic, and products containing nicotine were used as early insecticides.


Nicotine withdrawal symptoms peak in the first few days after quitting and subside during the following weeks.

Nicotine is quite toxic, and products containing nicotine were used as early insecticides.

cancer

Cigarette smoking accounts for about one-third of all cancers, including 90 percent of lung cancer cases.

Tar exposes the user to an increased risk of lung cancer, emphysema, and bronchial disorders.

While not all lung and bronchus cancer deaths are directly attributable to smoking, a large proportion of them are.

During the 1950's, more and more evidence was surfacing that smoking was linked to lung cancer.