Smoke choke or croak

by antonia and willow

Statistics

  • From ages 18 to 24 20% of americans smoke
  • 1 out of 5 people smoke
  • 45.2 people with a GED smoke
  • 1 in 5 deaths or from smoking

problems and conditions

  • Dulls your senses
  • Causes coronary heart disease
  • Lung disease
  • Birth problems
  • Slower healing time

ways to quit

  • Using patches
  • Gum
  • Cold turkey
  • Nicotine replacement therapy

chemicals found in tobacco

  • Acetone – found in nail polish remover
  • Ammonia – a common household cleaner
  • Carbon Monoxide – released in car exhaust fumes
  • Lead – used in batteries
  • Tar – material for paving roads

sources