Did you know Smoking is deadly?

Smoking affects your health!

Effects-

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.

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

Credits-

Health Effects of Cigarette Smoking." Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 06 Feb. 2014. Web. 11 Feb. 2015.