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1 Health Risks of Tobacco Use. Chapter 20 Lesson 1

2 Real Life  26% of teens have reported current tobacco use – cigarettes, cigars, and smokeless tobacco.  Over 6.4 million children alive today will die of a smoking related disease.

3 Nicotine (Vocab)  The addictive drug found in tobacco leaves.

4 Addictive Drug (Vocab)  A substance that causes physiological or psychological dependence.

5 Stimulant (Vocab)  A drug that increases the actions of the central nervous system, the heart, and other organs.

6 Poisonous Substances in Tobacco Smoke  Carcinogens  Tar  Carbon Monoxide

7 Carcinogen (Vocab)  A cancer causing substance.

8 Tar (Vocab)  A thick, sticky, dark fluid produced when tobacco burns.

9 Carbon Monoxide (Vocab)  A colorless, odorless, and poisonous gas.

10 No Tobacco Product is Safe  Cigars contain significantly more nicotine and produce more tar and carbon monoxide than cigarettes.  1 cigar can contain as much nicotine as a pack of cigarettes(20).

11 Smokeless Tobacco (Vocab)  Tobacco that is sniffed through the nose, held in the mouth, or chewed.

12 Leukoplakia (Vocab)  Thickened, white, leathery-looking spots on the inside of the mouth that can develop into oral cancer.

13 Short Term Effects of Tobacco Use  Brain chemistry changes  Respiration and heart rate increase  Taste buds are dulled and appetite is reduced  Users have bad breath, yellowed teeth, and smelly hair, skin, and clothes.

14 Long Term Effects of Tobacco Use  Chronic Bronchitis  Emphysema  Lung Cancer  Coronary Heart Disease and Stroke  Weakened Immune System

15 Cost to Society  Tobacco related illnesses cost the United States about $167 billion each year.  Productivity suffers when smokers call in sick due to tobacco related illnesses.

16 Cost Individuals  How much does a 2 pack a day smoker spend a year on cigarettes if a pack of cigarettes costs $6.00?  Answer: $4,380 a year.  Think of what you could spend that money on!

17 Best Anti-Smoking Ad Ever 

18 Review  What is an addictive drug? What is the addictive drug in tobacco?  List three types of toxic substances found in cigarette smoke?  Explain 4 ways using tobacco affects your body?


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