Smoking Kills

Don't smoke it's bad for you.

Smoking Population

Smoking kills many people. Estimated about 443,000 people die each year from the effects of smoking. Approximately about 46.6 million adults smoke. People are also effected even if they are not smoking. That is called secondhand smoking. Secondhand smoking is where someone around you or near you is smoking and the smoke gets into your body. This effects your body and you. 88 million Americans including children are effected by secondhand smoking and 54% of those are children from age 3-11.

Poisons in a Cigarette

A single cigarette contains 4000 chemicals and 43 of them are known to cause cancer. Don't even think about smoking. A cigarette has a chemical called nicotine. Nicotine is a highly addictive drug so once you start you can't stop. Their are drugs like polonium which is radioactive and very deadly also used in bombs. Contains carbon monoxide which is known as a poisonous gas which cannot be smelled but after 5 minutes it will cause death.

History of a Cigarette

In early years a cigarette was called cigar. The Maya and later the Aztecs used cigars. By 1830 the cigar crossed into France then named the cigarette. In the 1880's a cigarette making machine was made. A cigarette is tobacco rolled up and then ignited.

Smoking Kills

Smoking can cause lung cancer, throat cancer, asthma, and many other things. Smoking has a long term affect on the body. There are little amounts of chemicals in a cigarette but can affect you the rest of your life. Once you start, so do the affects. Your body won't be able to reheat slower when you just can from cold waters or temperatures. Smoking has a aging affect so you would age much faster then normal.
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