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Tobacco Use. By Kathryn Ruhno. Smoking Facts. 7 million smokers in the USA 440, 000 die each year due to tobacco smoke Annual health care costs $193 billion every year. First Attempt. Parent or sibling Peer Blue collar, low income Single parent home Lack of intelligence.

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tobacco use

Tobacco Use

By Kathryn Ruhno

smoking facts
Smoking Facts
  • 7 million smokers in the USA
  • 440, 000 die each year due to tobacco smoke
  • Annual health care costs $193 billion every year
first attempt
First Attempt

Parent or sibling

Peer

Blue collar, low income

Single parent home

Lack of intelligence

continued use
Continued Use…
  • Nicotine Addiction
    • 3 packs/month Addiction
  • Social and Psychological factors
  • Genetic factors
health hazards
Health Hazards
  • Carcinogens & Poisons
    • Causes cancer- 4100 harmful chemicals
    • Carbon monoxide
    • Additives

Ammonia

Increases absorption of nicotine

nicotine poisoning
Nicotine Poisoning
  • Dizziness
  • Fainting
  • Increased heart rate
  • Suppressed appetite- cannot taste food
future health issues
Future Health Issues
  • Cardiovascular disease
  • Lung cancers & other cancers
  • Emphysema
  • Chronic Bronchitis
  • Additional concerns – ulcers, impotence, reproduction, dental, decrease senses, osteoporosis, diabetes
smokeless tobacco
Smokeless Tobacco
  • Smokeless tobacco contains 28 cancer-causing agents
  • Smokeless tobacco is a known cause of human cancer; it increases the risk of developing cancer of the oral cavity and pancreas.
  • Smokeless tobacco is associated with recession of the gums, gum disease, and tooth decay
hazards to nonsmokers
Hazards to Nonsmokers
  • Lung cancer
  • Asthma
  • Breast & Cervical Cancer
  • Allergies
  • Infants get bronchitis, ammonia, respiratory problems, ear infections
teen smoking facts
Teen Smoking Facts
  • Each day 3,000 children smoke their first cigarette.
  • Of the 3,000 teens who started smoking today, nearly 1,000 will eventually die as a result from smoking.
  • At least 3 million adolescents are smokers.
china smoking facts
China Smoking Facts
  • Produces more tobacco than any other country.
  • Has an estimated 350 million smokers — that's 1 in 3 of the world's smokers.
  • More than one million people a year die in China from tobacco-related diseases, including lung cancer and heart disease.
what s in a cigarette
What’s in a cigarette?

Cigarettes contain arsenic, formaldehyde, lead, hydrogen cyanide, nitrogen oxide, carbon monoxide, ammonia and 43 known carcinogens.

Urea, a chemical compound that is a major component in urine, is used to add “flavor” to cigarettes.