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Smoking True or False. Go to the right side of the room if statement is true Go to the left side of the room if the statement is false. 8 in 10 people who start to smoke get addicted to nicotine. TRUE: Nicotine is a powerful drug that is just as addictive as heroin.

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Smoking true or false

Smoking True or False

Go to the right side of the room if statement is true

Go to the left side of the room if the statement is false


8 in 10 people who start to smoke get addicted to nicotine
8 in 10 people who start to smoke get addicted to nicotine

  • TRUE: Nicotine is a powerful drug that is just as addictive as heroin


If a non-smoker sat in a room for two hours full of smokers, they would inhale 4 packs of cigarettes without knowing it.

  • TRUE: Second Hand Smoke is just as dangerous as smoking. WHO estimates that nearly 700 million, or almost half the world’s children, breathe air polluted by tobacco smoke, particularly at home.


It is easy to stop smoking
It is easy to stop smoking. they would inhale 4 packs of cigarettes without knowing it.

  • FALSE: To quit smoking is a difficult, but rewarding, process. Smoking is an addictive habit that is very hard to break. There are many new products available to decrease the urge for nicotine. Some help relieve withdrawal symptoms by providing a temporary source of nicotine that is less than the amount received in cigarettes. Some products even aid physical withdrawal symptoms. Start breathing clean air.


Tobacco will soon become the leading cause of death worldwide
Tobacco will soon become the leading cause of death worldwide.

  • TRUE. Around 5.4 million deaths a year are caused by tobacco. Smoking is set to kill 6.5 million people in 2015 and 8.3 million humans in 2030. Every 6.5 seconds a current or former smoker dies, according to the World Health Organization (WHO). An estimated 1.3 billion people are smokers worldwide (WHO).


Each day around 150 people dies from smoking related diseases
Each worldwide.day around 150 people dies from smoking-related diseases

  • FALSE: Each day about 13,500 people worldwide die from smoking-related diseases


Smoking increases your risk for heart disease and stroke
Smoking worldwide.increases your risk for heart disease and stroke.

  • TRUE: Smoking is associated with an increase in heart attacks and stroke. Smoking damages and constricts blood vessels, reducing blood flow to the heart and brain. Your life can depend on stopping the smoking habit.


Nicotine causes the arteries to dilate increasing blood supply to the heart
Nicotine worldwide.causes the arteries to dilate, increasing blood supply to the heart

  • FALSE: Nicotine causes arteries to constrict, so smoking reduces the blood supply to the heart.


Most smokers start before they turn 18
Most worldwide.smokers start before they turn 18.

  • TRUE. The majority of tobacco users in the world begin while in their teenage years or earlier. A whopping eighty-percent of current smokers start before they turn 18.


Tobacco is the most common cause of lung cancer
Tobacco worldwide.is the most common cause of lung cancer.

  • TRUE. This is only one of the direct health consequences of tobacco.

  • Smoking is a known or probable cause of about 25 diseases.


Nicotine is absorbed through the skin or the lining of the mouth and nose or by inhalation
Nicotine worldwide.is absorbed through the skin or the lining of the mouth and nose or by inhalation.

  • TRUE: Nicotine is a small molecule that is both fat and water-soluble; therefore, it is rapidly absorbed through the skin or lining of the mouth. It takes 10 - 19 seconds for nicotine to pass from the cigarette to the brain.


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