Did you know Smoking is deadly?
Smoking affects your health!
More than 10 times as many U.S citizens have died prematurely from cigarette smoking than have died in all wars fought by the United States during its history.
Each day, more than 3,200 people under 18 smoke their first cigarette and approximately 2,100 youth and young adults become daily smokers.
8.6 million people live with a serious illness caused by smoking.
More than 11% of high school students in the United States have asthma, and studies suggest that youth who smoke are more likely to develop asthma.
Sores on the lip begin to form.
Smoking effects the health of your teeth and gums and can cause tooth loss.
When you smoke that tar goes through your lungs, which is very unhealthy for your body.
More facts about the effects of Smoking.
Smoking is estimated to increase the risk-
◦For stroke by 2 to 4 times
◦Of men developing lung cancer by 25 times
◦Of women developing lung cancer by 25.7 times