Tobacco Awareness

By Christen and Maria

Types of Tobacco

  • Bidis
Small thin hand-rolled cigarettes imported from India

  • Cigarettes
Combination of cured and finely cut tobacco
  • Cigars
air-cured or dried tobacco (larger than cigarettes)
  • Chewing Tobacco

Finely ground tobacco that can be found moist, dry, or in satchets

Stages of Addiction

  • Experimental
First time Use
  • Regular Use
2-4 cigarettes a day

  • Risky
Begin to suffer mental and social problems
  • Dependent
Uses them often and relies on them
  • Complete Addiction
Out of control; Compulsive; Medical conditions involving both psychological and physical changes

Just Nasty!

Things in tobacco

  • Fertilizer
  • Manure
  • Dirt
  • Dead Bugs (holy crap)
  • Pesticides

Media Influence

  • Tv
  • Celebs
  • Music
  • Radio
  • Sports
  • News

Consequences of Tobacco

Tobacco is responsible for about 443,000 deaths a year, including 49,000 deaths due to second-hand smoking. Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer death among men and women. Nearly 16% of high school students smoke cigarettes.