Dangers of Tobacco by Kate Becerra

Don't light it, fight it!

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Why is it bad?

5 Health Issues
  • causes cancer
  • heart disease
  • stroke
  • lung diseases such as emphysema, bronchitis, and air way obstruction
  • tooth erosion

Ingredients in cigarettes

  • formaldehyde
  • ammonia
  • nicotine
  • acetone

Statistics

In the united states
  • cigarette smoking costs more than $193 billion
  • an estimated 1,000 youth become daily cigarette smokers
  • smokers die 13-14 years earlier than non-smokers

Ways To Quit

  • Rehab
  • nicotine patches
  • cold turkey
  • sunflower seeds
  • gum