Effects Of Smoking

By- Jazmin and Courtney

Ever wonder what's in a cigarette?

Some of the same ingredients found in a cigarette are in batteries, rocket fuel, vinegar, glass, candle wax, tar, finger nail polish remover, rat poison, and ingredients to dye hair. All these ingredients can make your body not function right, and this is not good.

Smoking can lead to...

  • Loss of bone tissue
  • Wrinkly skin
  • Age spots
  • Affects how the liver functions
  • Decrease in male reproductive system
  • Swelling of the throat
  • Heart disease

Common cancers

  • Bladder cancer
  • Cancer of the cervix
  • Kidney cancer
  • Lung cancer
  • Mouth cancer
  • Throat cancer
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Pancreatic cancer

Smoking while pregnant

What can happen to your baby?

  • Premature
  • Low birth weight
  • Stillborn
  • Sudden Infant Death Syndrome
  • This all tends to happen because your body is not healthy enough to carry the baby.

443,000 Deaths each year!

Works Cited

Canada. State Government of Victoria. Better Health Channel. State Government of Victoria, 2 Apr. 2013. Web. 23 May 2013.

Health Effects of Smoking. University of Montana, n.d. Web. 5 Dec. 2011.

USA. USA.gov. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 10 Jan. 2012. Web. 23 May 2013.