Slang Words/street names

  • butt
  • cigarette butt
  • smog
  • ciggy
  • cigga-weed
  • hotbox
  • nic
  • smoke
  • death stick
  • cigs
  • bummage

Short term Effects

  1. bad breath
  2. heart rate elevated
  3. repository-system damage
  4. hair/cloths smell
  5. stained teeth
  6. athletic ability lost


most smoking using a cigarette results premature deaths in more than 480,000 people die in the united states every year each- 1 in 5 every us deaths and 16 million people suffer with many serious illness around the USA are the most caused by smoking. As a matter of fact, every one person 1 who fades out from smoking, about 30 more people suffer from no less than one somber smoking-linked sickness.

Long Term Effects

  1. Cancer
  2. Lung Disease
  3. Birth Defects
  4. Heart disease
  5. Reproductive damage

What happens when quit smoking?

you may or may not experience withdrawal

  • hunger
  • irritability
  • headache
  • anxiety
  • cravings for cigarettes or other sources of nicotine in other drugs
  • Better taste of food

Why are cigarettes addictive with nicotine?

Makers of the cigarettes try to have someone buy cigarettes so people can get addicted to the drug so it can help the makers sell their products more. cigarettes also contain chemicals and additives to make the drug more and more addicting.
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Signs of Abuse/Dependence

  1. Difficulty concentrating
  2. Increase weight gain/appetite
  3. Impaired performances
  4. Anxiety
  5. Frustration/anger/irritability
  6. Depression
  7. Disturbances in sleep(getting too much sleep)


-Physiological: 1persons genetic predisposition to addiction