• An estimated 42.1 million people, or 18.1% of all adults (aged 18 years or older), in the United States smoke cigarettes
  • 20.5% of adult men
  • 15.8% of adult women
  • Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer death among both men and women in the United States, and 90 percent of lung cancer deaths among men and approximately 80 percent of lung cancer deaths among women are due to smoking
  • Nearly 16 percent of high school students smoke cigarettes
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Problems caused by tobacco use

  • Dental problems
  • Causes lots of type of cancers
  • Can give other people cancer
  • Smoking raises your risk of heart disease
  • Smoking affects you respiratory system
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Ways to quit smoking or useing tobacco

You can quit smoking on your own or with the help of medication, counseling, patches, gums, nasal spray or even hypnotherapy.
Bring friends along for your daily activities. Grab lunch with a friend, get a group together to go shopping, or meet up at a sporting event.
Focus your energy on spending time with people who make you feel good about yourself and want you to succeed.
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Chemicals found in cigarettes

Over 4000 chemicals compounds are created by burning a cigarette - 69 of those chemicals are known to cause cancer. The top 5 toxic ingredients in cigarettes are:
  • Tar
  • Carcinogens
  • Household Products
  • Pesticides
  • Nicotine
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