Presentation on theme: "Tobacco Use By Kathryn Ruhno Smoking Facts 7 million smokers in the USA 440, 000 die each year due to tobacco smoke Annual health care costs $193."— Presentation transcript:
Tobacco Use By Kathryn Ruhno
Smoking Facts 7 million smokers in the USA 440, 000 die each year due to tobacco smoke Annual health care costs $193 billion every year
First Attempt Parent or sibling Peer Blue collar, low income Single parent home Lack of intelligence
Continued Use… Nicotine Addiction 3 packs/month Addiction Social and Psychological factors Genetic factors
Health Hazards Carcinogens & Poisons Causes cancer harmful chemicals Carbon monoxide Additives Ammonia Increases absorption of nicotine
Lungs of a nonsmoker compared to lungs of a smoker. Which one are you?
Smokeless Tobacco Smokeless tobacco contains 28 cancer-causing agents Smokeless tobacco is a known cause of human cancer; it increases the risk of developing cancer of the oral cavity and pancreas. Smokeless tobacco is associated with recession of the gums, gum disease, and tooth decay
Result of Chewing Tobacco
Hazards to Nonsmokers Lung cancer Asthma Breast & Cervical Cancer Allergies Infants get bronchitis, ammonia, respiratory problems, ear infections
Teen Smoking Facts Each day 3,000 children smoke their first cigarette. Of the 3,000 teens who started smoking today, nearly 1,000 will eventually die as a result from smoking. At least 3 million adolescents are smokers.
China Smoking Facts Produces more tobacco than any other country. Has an estimated 350 million smokers — that's 1 in 3 of the world's smokers. More than one million people a year die in China from tobacco-related diseases, including lung cancer and heart disease.
What’s in a cigarette? Cigarettes contain arsenic, formaldehyde, lead, hydrogen cyanide, nitrogen oxide, carbon monoxide, ammonia and 43 known carcinogens. Urea, a chemical compound that is a major component in urine, is used to add “flavor” to cigarettes.
Every time you inhale, think about what you are putting into your body.