Should you quit?

Think....About It.

Some Numbers

-Every day is the U.S. About 3,900 people between 12 & 17 smoke their first cigarette.
-Around 1,000 youth become cigarette smokers every day
-Approx. 70% of smokers want to quit completely
-45% of smokers try to quit every year

The Chemicals

Cyanide -
Used by the Nazi's in their concentration camps.
One of the most deadly poisons.
Arsenic -
used in traps to kill rodents by dehydration
DDT-

Synthetic pesticide still used in various parts of the world. It has been banned in the USA since 1972
Carbon Monoxide-
Replaces oxygen in the blood stream

The Result

Cancer in the....

  • Trachea, bronchus, and lung
  • Bladder
  • Blood (acute myeloid leukemia)
  • Cervix
  • Colon and rectum (colorectal)
  • Esophagus
  • Kidney and ureter
  • Larynx
  • Liver
  • Oropharynx (includes parts of the throat, tongue, soft palate, and the tonsils)
  • Pancreas
  • Stomach
Other...


  • early delivery
  • Stillbirth (death of the baby before birth)
  • Low birth weight

START (Way to stop)

S = Set a quit date.

T = Tell family, friends, and co-workers that you plan to quit.

A = Anticipate and plan for the challenges you'll face while quitting.

R = Remove cigarettes and other tobacco products from your home, car, and work.

T = Talk to your doctor about getting help to quit.

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