TOBACCO: THE GREAT KILLER !. What is Tobacco?. It is the leaves of a plant called Nicotiana tabacum . There are more than 70 species of tobacco. How is Tobacco Processed?. Leaves are dried and powdered, through a process called ‘Curing’. How is Tobacco Used?. Beedis. Cigrarettes. Snuff.
Tobacco causes diseases in almost all parts of the body
Heart Attack is caused by Tar in tobacco causing damage to the blood vessels of the heart
Stroke is caused by Tar in tobacco causing damage to the blood vessels of the brain
Leg Ulcers are caused by Tar in tobacco blocking the blood vessels to the legs
Chronic Bronchitis is caused by tobacco smoke destroying the healthy lung tissues
Lung with Chronic Bronchitis
Lung Cancer is the most dangerous disease of tobacco smoking. Death is 100% sure.
Lung with Cancer
Tobacco causes Stomach Cancer
Tobacco causes Food Pipe Cancer
Tobacco causes Bladder Cancer
Pan Masala causes Mouth Cancer
Passive Smoking is Inhalation of tobacco smoke from someone else
This smoke contains 2 times more nicotine and tar than directly inhaled smoke.
Inhalation of tobacco smoke during pregnancy causes birth defects in the baby
Children can play an important role in making grown-ups quit the tobacco habit