8Tar (Vocab)A thick, sticky, dark fluid produced when tobacco burns.
9Carbon Monoxide (Vocab) A colorless, odorless, and poisonous gas.
10No 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).
11Smokeless Tobacco (Vocab) Tobacco that is sniffed through the nose, held in the mouth, or chewed.
12Leukoplakia (Vocab)Thickened, white, leathery-looking spots on the inside of the mouth that can develop into oral cancer.
13Short Term Effects of Tobacco Use Brain chemistry changesRespiration and heart rate increaseTaste buds are dulled and appetite is reducedUsers have bad breath, yellowed teeth, and smelly hair, skin, and clothes.
14Long Term Effects of Tobacco Use Chronic BronchitisEmphysemaLung CancerCoronary Heart Disease and StrokeWeakened Immune System
15Cost to SocietyTobacco related illnesses cost the United States about $167 billion each year.Productivity suffers when smokers call in sick due to tobacco related illnesses.
16Cost IndividualsHow 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!