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CIGARETTES BY FELIX FISCHER
CONTENTS OF A CIGARETTE • TAR • • • • NICOTINE (INSECTICIDE) AMMONIA (TOILET CLEANER) PAINT METHANOL (ROCKET FUEL) STEARIC ACID (CANDLE WAX) ACETIC ACID (VINEGAR) BUTANE (LIGHTER FLUID) CADMIUM (BATTERY ACID) ARSENIC (POISON) HEXANINE (BARBECUE LIGHTER) TOLUENE (INDUSTRIAL SOLVENT) ACETONE (NAIL POLISHE REMOVER) BENEZENE (RUBBER CEMENT) https: //www. youtube. com/watch? v=l. W 6 hwmd. Zbm. E
THE ADDICTION One ingredient that can be found in a cigarette is nicotine. This is a highly addictive substance which is not synthetically added to the tobacco but is found naturally when tobacco is harvested and then put into cigarettes. Because it does not take long until the nicotine has reached the brain after inhalation, it will cause temporary relaxation and stress relief. It will also elevate ones mood. All these factors stiulate the brain creating a feeling which makes the smoker want more of it.
SHORT TERM • EFFECTS BAD BREATH • BAD TASTE IN MOUTH • SMELLY BODY • YELLOW STAINS ON TEETH • LOOSING FITNESS LEVEL • ADDICTION TO NICOTINE • RISK OF OTHER DRUG USE • DECREASE LUNG CAPACITY • INCREASED RISK OF ASTMA
LONG TERM EFFECTS • Death • Heart Disease • Cancer • Lung Disease • Reproductive Damage • Birth Defects • Wrinkled Skin • Weakened Immune System • Unwanted Weight Loss
TOP 10 FACTS ABOUT SMOKING https: //www. youtube. com/watch? v=S 9 x. Eui 6_Fb. A
THE START OF SMOKING • Average Starting Age: 13 -15 years • 90% of smokers start at this age range • 1 in 5 teens in middle and high schoolnormally start to smpke People start to smoke between 13 -15 years of age but some even start as young as 10 years of age. 90% of adolescence will start to smoke at this age range but 95% of all adolescence that did start are most likely to quit
THE REASONS • To look more mature • To be like their friends • To test (experiment) • To be more cool • To belong to a gang • Because of their parents who smoke • Pressure FROM their friends • To show independence • Advertisements • Stress Reliever The majority of teens start to smoke because of peer pressure, parents or because of ADS. Those are the 3 main reasons which are result of adolescence smoking.
AD “PRO SMOKING” This advertisement advertises their cigarette company and that cigarettes are good for people. To views the ad click on the image on the right. https: //www. youtube. com/watch? v=M 0 Pubin 2 svc Note that you have to be in Presentation mode to access the hyperlink
ADS “ANTI SMOKING” These two advertisements show smoking will harm your health and how it is bad. Furthermore they clearly state ANTI SMOKING! https: //www. youtube. com/watch? v=B 1 DNoole 3 Wo Note that you have to be in Presentation mode to access the hyperlink https: //www. youtube. com/watch? v=CO 0 qwl 5 k 9 R 4
AD “ANTI SMOKE” FOR TEENAG This following advertisement is aimed at adolescence to not follow the crowd and to think for yourself. It is to convince that adolescence should either stop smoking Note you even have to be start. in Presentation mode to access the hyperlink or that not https: //www. youtube. com/watch? v=l. KDk. Dj. QHPu. A
*A Homemade Ad is an ad which was produced by a group of people and not by a company • • 1950’S VS 2010’S 1950’s Black and White Contain Music More Pro ads than Anti ads Very convincing to smoke Promoted by doctors Aimed at both Adults and CHILDREN Information is fake Are Cartoony 1950 https: //www. youtube. com/watch? v=gy. P 5 EOQr 08 E • • Color Are very serious Mostly are sentimental More convincing to stop Aimed at adolescence Are Homemade Advertisements* Information is true Based on True Story's 2010 (1) 2010 (2) https: //www. youtube. com/watch? v=sjrna. HIn. UHM https: //www. youtube. com/watch? v=8 K_QYgcw. SV Note that you have to be in Presentation mode to access the
THE MEDIA The media as in television and radio commercials does not do a good job in preventing teenagers from smoking. The media is actually convincing teenagers TO smoke. And that has not changed since 1950. The videos on You. Tube made by a groups of teenage or adult friends are sentimental and very convincing for teenagers to stop or not even start smoking. It is the You. Tube homemade ads that
PROS AND CONS (WHY ADVERTISEMENTS ARE GOOD OR NOT) PROS • Very Convincing to stop smoking • Very sentimental • Make you think twice • Homemade ADS are most convincing • Very Serious • Effort to stop teenagers from smoking CONS • Some ADS are still for smoking • TV and Radio do not convince • Most ADS are not serious • ADS simultaneously promote their brand • TV and Radio ADS have changed little in the last 6 decades • TV and Radio do not want to stop advertising for smoking
PARENTS GET INTERVIEWED When my mother started to smoke she was 16 and was living in former east Berlin. She explained that she was swayed by friends and was curious to find out how smoking would be like Furthermore any other reason why she started to smoke was dumbness. She said that it was totally dumb and irresponsible for her to start smoking. She even says that today more teenagers smoke than when she was young. In the DDR (East Germany) you were allowed to smoke anywhere and the price for a pack was very low at 3 -5 MDN per pack which is around € 0. 75 today. At school she was not taught how smoking was dangerous and the risks that come along with it because of the poor situation the country was in. Nevertheless, ads were prohibited in the DDR which was good because nobody would be swayed by TV ads. Overall she exclaims that it was
DEMOGRAPHICS: LUX • 116, 000 Adults smoke in Lux • 5, 000 Adolescence smoke in Lux • 20% of the population smokes • 600 of the smoker die each year • 58% of smokers are men • 42% of smokers are women
LUX VS QATAR Luxembourg Qatar • 20% of the population smokes • 14% of the population smokes • 58% of smokers are men • 64% of smokers are men • 42% of smokers are women • 36% of smokers are women • 116, 000 adults smoke • 297, 000 adults smoke • 5, 000 adolescence smoke • 2, 800 adolescence smoke • 600 people killed each year • 160 people killed each year • More people die • Less people die • More adolescence smoker • Less adolescence smoke • Less adults smoke • More adults smoke • Smoking laws are more relaxed • Smoking laws are stricter
WORLD SMOKERS (GRAPH) This graph shows which countries have the most smokers in % of world population This graph shows which age groups smoke the most from around the world Note: There were no graphs to show many smokers there are TOTAL NUMBER OF SMOKERS ON EARTH: 1, 100, 000 on earth so I put two different
PASSIVE SMOKING Passive smoking is the unwillingly act of inhaling smoke from other peoples cigarettes, cigars or pipes. Passive smoking can happen anywhere. In the house when a family member smokes nearby and you inhale the fumes or on the streets when you inhale the fumes of a nearby strangers https: //www. youtube. com/watch? v=pcog. MOoo. EKY cigarette. It can even happen in the car when a child is Note that you have to be in Presentation mode to access the breathing the smoke from the hyperlinks parents cigarette.
THE EFFECTS • 4 x more toxic than normal smoking • 25% increase of risk of getting lung cancer • Passive smoking kills around 21, 000 people every year in the UK • Very likely to develop Asthma over time • Makes the blood more sticky • Children are likely to die 20 years earlier if they are exposed to https: //www. youtube. com/watch? v=-Hz 7 d. REWv 4 g
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