Smoking true or false
This presentation is the property of its rightful owner.
Sponsored Links
1 / 11

SMOKING TRUE OR FALSE PowerPoint PPT Presentation


  • 59 Views
  • Uploaded on
  • Presentation posted in: General

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.

Download Presentation

SMOKING TRUE OR FALSE

An Image/Link below is provided (as is) to download presentation

Download Policy: Content on the Website is provided to you AS IS for your information and personal use and may not be sold / licensed / shared on other websites without getting consent from its author.While downloading, if for some reason you are not able to download a presentation, the publisher may have deleted the file from their server.


- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - E N D - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

Presentation Transcript


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


Smoking true or false

If a non-smoker sat in a room full of smokers for 2 hours, they would inhale 4 packs of cigarettes without knowing it.

  • TRUE: “Secondhand smoke” is just as dangerous as smoking.

  • Nearly 700 million (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.

  • FALSE: To quit smoking is a difficult, but rewarding, process. Smoking is an addictive habit that is very hard to break.


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.

  • Every 6.5 seconds a current or former smoker dies


Each day around 150 people dies from smoking related diseases

Each 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 increases your risk for heart disease and stroke.

  • TRUE: Smoking damages and constricts blood vessels, reducing blood flow to the heart and brain.


Nicotine causes the arteries to dilate increasing blood supply to the heart

Nicotine 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 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 80% of current smokers start before they turn 18!


Tobacco is the most common cause of lung cancer

Tobacco is the most common cause of lung cancer.

  • TRUE. Additionally, smoking is a known or probable cause of about 25 other diseases including emphysema, bronchitis, heart failure, and various cancers.


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

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

  • TRUE: Nicotine is a small molecule that 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.


  • Login