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CIGARS CIGARS CIGARS. Cigars promoted by Tobacco Companies as.  Cool & Sexy  Manly  Trendy & Chic  For the Affluent  To Celebrate. Results of Marketing.  Huge increase in usage among Teens, Adults, Women and the Military  Big Profits $$$ for Cigar Companies.

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Cigars promoted by tobacco companies as
Cigars promoted by Tobacco Companies as

Cool & Sexy


Trendy & Chic

For the Affluent

To Celebrate

Results of marketing
Results of Marketing

Huge increase in usage among Teens, Adults, Women and the Military

Big Profits $$$ forCigar Companies

Effects of cigar promotion
Effects of Cigar Promotion

Acceptable to smoke cigars…

Hooked thousands on Cigars!

$Millions$ spent on cigars

Major Dental & Health Problem!

Cigar myths
Cigar Myths

May switch from cigarettes to cigars without a problem

Safe and Healthy Product

  • Safe alternative to smoking cigarettes


All are FALSE!

Health effects of cigars
Health Effects of Cigars

Increased Cancer Risks- Lung, Oral, Laryngeal, Esophageal

Increased Risk for Diseases- CHD,COPD,Aortic Aneurysm etc…

Environmental Pollution!

Lung Disease

Surgeon general s warnings
Surgeon General’s Warnings

Cigar Smoking can causeCancer and Heart disease!

Tobacco use increases the risk of infertility, stillbirth, and low birth weight.

Cigars short term effects

Harmful to the health of those around you!

Bad Smell and Odors!


Poor Role Model

Cigars- Short Term Effects

Cigars cigars cigars

Cigars Stink

What smells so?

Has somebody been burning a rag, or is

there a dead mule in the backyard?

No, the man is smoking a five cent cigar

-Eugene Field

Effects on military readiness
Effects on Military Readiness

Decreased fitness

More injuries among smokers

Reduction of night vision

More illnesses among smokers

Lost work time & lost productivity due to smoking breaks

Cigar question
Cigar Question???

Do you really want to be next to a shipmate going through nicotine withdrawal during stressful times or combat?

What the navy s top doctor says
What the Navy’s Top Doctor Says…………

Tobacco is Harmful to your Health!!!


VADM Don Arthur

Famous persons who have died from smoking cigars
Famous Persons WhoHave Died From Smoking Cigars

Babe Ruth

Dr. Sigmund Freud

President Ulysses S. Grant

Long term effects
Long Term Effects

Suffering and Pain due to the toll of Illnesses and Diseases

Financial Costs$

Underestimating Own Personal Risks

Another reason to quit
Another Reason To Quit!



Another reason to quit1
Another Reason to Quit!

”The best thing to do is to give cigars to your enemy”

Reason for quitting
Reason for Quitting

What will you do with the money that you save?

Benefits of quitting
Benefits of Quitting

What Are Your Reasons for Quitting?

What can i do
What Can I Do?

Decide to say Adios to Cigars

Develop a PLAN

Show everyone that you can live well without Cigars!

Ready to give cigars the boot
Ready To Give Cigars the Boot?

National Helpline 1-877-448-7878

Online guide to

The Smoking Lamp is

Contact Hospital Tobacco Cessation Program