Its not a Joke Don't Smoke

Smoking Tobacco by Megan and Annika

Statistics

  • Smoking tobacco kills more than 400,000 per year
  • 18.1% of all U.S. adult (18+) smoke cigarettes
  • It is the leading cause of preventable death
2005 (20.9%) to 2012 (18.1%)

Chemical

Cause Cancer:
  • Arsenic (poison)
  • Benzene (found in gasoline)
  • Beryllium (toxic metal)
  • Cadmium (toxic metal)
  • Nickel (a metallic element)
  • Vinyl chloride (pipes)

Health Probelms

Cancer in:
  • Lung
  • Esophagus
  • Larynx
  • Mouth
  • Throat
  • Kidney
  • Bladder
  • Pancreas
Other problems:
  • Heart Disease
  • Stroke
  • Aortic aneurysm (a balloon like bulge in an artery in the chest)

Long-term Smoking Effects

Quitting Methods:

  • Nicotine - Patch, Gum, Lozenge, Inhaler,and Nasal Spray
  • Counseling + Medication
  • Telephone counseling + Support
  • In Person Counseling + Support
  • Internet Quitting Programs
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