Tobacco leads to death

By: Evellyn and Landrie

Statistics

Tobacco kills more than 8 million annually.
Smoking causes cancer.
Smoking cost more than 193 billion.

Problems/conditions caused by tobacco

cancer
acute myeloid leukemia
bladder cancer
cancer of the esophagus
kidney cancer
cancer of the larynx
lung cancer
cancer of the pharynx
stomach cancer
cancer of the uterus
increased risk of breast cancer

Chemicals in Tabacco

Cancer-Causing Chemicals

  • Formaldehyde: Used to embalm dead bodies
  • Benzene: Found in gasoline
  • Polonium 210: Radioactive and very toxic
  • Vinyl chloride: Used to make pipes

Toxic Metals

  • Chromium: Used to make steel
  • Arsenic: Used in pesticides
  • Lead: Once used in paint
  • Cadmium: Used to make batteries

Poison Gases

  • Carbon monoxide: Found in car exhausts
  • Hydrogen cyanide: Used in chemical weapons
  • Ammonia: Used in household cleaners
  • Butane: Used in lighter fluid
  • Toluene: Found in paint thinners

You're not alone, you can say no to tobacco and save your life.