Take A Stand Against Tobacco
By Nyah R
Stages Of Tobacco Addiction
Stage 1: Beginning tobacco users may remain abstinent
indefinitely without experiencing symptoms.
Stage 2: As physical dependence begins, the individual will
experience a mild desire to use tobacco anytime he/she goes too
long without using tobacco. This mild desire is short lived, easily
ignored, and does not intrude upon the person’s thoughts.
Stage 3: In stage 3, whenever the individual goes too long
without nicotine, he/she will experience the mild transient desire
to use tobacco followed by a stronger desire that intrudes upon
the person’s thoughts. This stronger desire is more persistent
and difficult to ignore.
Stage 4: When tobacco users in stage 4 forgo tobacco use for
too long they will experience the same symptoms as described
for stages 2 and 3 followed by an intense desire to use tobacco
that is urgent and impossible to ignore. The individual feels that
he/she needs to use tobacco in order to be able to feel and
Causes of using Tobacco
- Harms the body
- In general, reduces the health of the user
- Health risks