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Tobacco’s Effects on Your Body 12 th Grade Health.

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1 Tobacco’s Effects on Your Body 12 th Grade Health

2 Facts About Tobacco About __________ people in the U.S. die per day due to lung cancer In the U.S. about _____________ people die in a year from second-hand smoke related disease ___________ college students are more likely to smoke daily compared to __________________ college students ________________ of college students smoke 5-15 years after quitting smoking your stroke risk is reduced to that of a non-smoker. In 2002, U.S. consumers spent about ________________ on tobacco products Each year on 4.7% of smokers ______________________

3 Nicotine A stimulant drug found in tobacco products Tobacco Products: Stimulates the nervous system and is highly addictive Dulls the taste buds, constricts the blood vessels, and increases the heart rate and blood pressure

4 Nicotine It is as addictive as heroin, cocaine, and alcohol. Nicotine dependence causes more ______________________ and diseases than all other forms of drug dependence combined. ______________________– body’s reaction to quitting the use of the drug. Could become anxious, irritable, restless, headaches, and difficulty concentrating.

5 Tobacco An herbal plant that is grown for its leaves and contains nicotine. More than _________________ different chemicals are in tobacco smoke which contain 43 carcinogens Carcinogen – ___________________ – chronic obstructive pulmonary disease – Interferes with breathing – Emphysema –


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