SMOKING CIGARETTES HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS By Kevin Hymer

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SMOKING: CIGARETTES HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS By: Kevin Hymer

SMOKING: CIGARETTES HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS By: Kevin Hymer

What is smoking? • Smoking is the inhalation of the smoke of burning tobacco.

What is smoking? • Smoking is the inhalation of the smoke of burning tobacco. • Three forms: cigarettes, pipes, and cigars. • -Cigarette smoke contains over , chemicals

Tobacco «Tar: black sticky substance used to pave roads «Nicotine: Insecticide (addictive) «Carbon Monoxide:

Tobacco «Tar: black sticky substance used to pave roads «Nicotine: Insecticide (addictive) «Carbon Monoxide: Car exhaust «Acetone: Finger nail polish remover «Ammonia: Toilet Cleaner «Cadmium: used batteries «Ethanol: Alcohol «Arsenic: Rat poison «Butane: Lighter Fluid

Short Term Effects -Bad breath -”Cigarette smell” -Smokers cough -Addiction -Yellow teeth -Increase heart

Short Term Effects -Bad breath -”Cigarette smell” -Smokers cough -Addiction -Yellow teeth -Increase heart rate -Senses decrease such as taste and smell -Shortness of breath -Weaker immune system- higher risk getting sick -Decrease athletic ability

Long Term Effects • Cancer (so many types) • Heart/Lung disease • Birth defects

Long Term Effects • Cancer (so many types) • Heart/Lung disease • Birth defects • Damage to reproductive system • Death • Early wrinkled skin • Damage or loss to teeth or gums • Unhealthy weight loss • Cosmetics http: //tobaccobody. fi/ • For more information: Click the arrow

$$$$$ Average cost - $7 Average smoked per day 1 pack (20 cigarettes) $49

$$$$$ Average cost - $7 Average smoked per day 1 pack (20 cigarettes) $49 – a week $2, 548 – a year $25, 480 - every 10 years

 • Peer pressure • Parent influence • To be “cool” • Not informed

• Peer pressure • Parent influence • To be “cool” • Not informed • Curious • Advertising • Stressed • Rebel, show independence WHY? ?

Secondhand Smoke • What is it? Smoke exhaled by smoker • Secondhand smoke is

Secondhand Smoke • What is it? Smoke exhaled by smoker • Secondhand smoke is when a non smoker inhales the smoke of the smoker • Inhaling secondhand smoke is just as deadly

FACTS • Smoking causes in every deaths in the U. S. • 1 Cigarette

FACTS • Smoking causes in every deaths in the U. S. • 1 Cigarette reduces life span by minutes* • billion cigarettes smoked everyday worldwide • Nicotine is as addictive as heroin, cocaine and alcohol.

FACTS CONTINUED • Nearly % of people who smoke say they wish they could

FACTS CONTINUED • Nearly % of people who smoke say they wish they could quit • Teens who smoke cough and wheeze three times more than teens who don't smoke. • years after quitting smoking, a person's risk of lung cancer and heart disease returns to that of a non-smoker

Quit today! Many ways to quit- Choice is yours!

Quit today! Many ways to quit- Choice is yours!

References • http: //www. intheknowzone. com/substance-abuse-topics/tobacco/longterm-effects. html • http: //www. intheknowzone. com/substance-abuse-topics/tobacco/shortterm-effects. html •

References • http: //www. intheknowzone. com/substance-abuse-topics/tobacco/longterm-effects. html • http: //www. intheknowzone. com/substance-abuse-topics/tobacco/shortterm-effects. html • http: //www. quitsmokingsupport. com/whatsinit. htm • http: //medical-dictionary. thefreedictionary. com/Smoking