Why is smoking bad?

Tar the roads, not your lungs By: Perla Colli-Naal

Health Issues

  • contains over 4,000 chemicals
  • causes cancer
  • contains Nicotine which is one of the most addictive substances known to man
  • there is no safe level of tobacco use
  • smoke condenses and 70% of the tar deposits in the lungs

Statistics

  • smokers 13 to 14 years earlier than nonsmokers
  • 20% more people suffer with at least one serious illness
  • 5 million tobacco related deaths per year
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Ways to quit

  • keep hand busy with pencils, string, stress ball etc
  • chew gum, sunflower seeds, hard candy etc.
  • nicotine patches, gum, lozenges
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By: Perla Colli-Naal