Nicotine Withdrawl

Smoking Makes No Cents

Here are a few facts to open your eyes about tobacco.

1. Worldwide, tobacco use causes more than five million (5,000,000) deaths per year.
2. Tobacco use leads to disease and disability along with cancer (9+) different kinds, heart disease, stroke, lung diseases, and bronchitis.
3. Tobacco is the leading preventable cause of death.
4. On average, smokers die thirteen to fourteen years earlier than non-smokers.
5.Most people who begin smoking during adolescence, are addicted by the age of twenty.
6. Tobacco contains 8+ different kinds of chemicals.
7. Along with smoked tobacco, smokeless tobacco is NOT cool. It is just as bad for you and is not a good substitutes for smoked tobacco.
8. Approximately seventy percent (70%) of smokers want to quit completely.
9. For every person who dies from a smoking-related disease, twenty more people suffer with at least one serious illness from smoking.
10. Cigarette smoking costs more than One hundred and ninety-three billion dollars ($193,000,000,000) (i.e., $97 billion in lost productivity plus $96 billion in health care expenditures.)

So... no, smoking and chewing is not cool or fun. One thing for sure though, its deadly and expensive!