Tobacco 101 Presentation. Marcia Brown-Machen, M.P.H. Program Director. City of Berkeley Tobacco Prevention Program (510) 981-5330. Consequences of Tobacco-Use: Preventable Causes of Death. Smoking 400,000. Accidents 94,000 2 nd Hand Smoke 38,000 Alcohol 45,000 HIV/AIDS 32,600
Marcia Brown-Machen, M.P.H.
City of Berkeley Tobacco Prevention Program
2nd Hand Smoke 38,000
(Chart of health effects- to be scanned in)
Smokers are twice as likely as Nonsmokers to have a heart attack
Quitting smoking rapidly reduces the risk of coronary heart disease
Torn heart wall: Result of over-worked heart muscle
This brain shows stroke damage, which can cause death or severe mental or physical disability
Lung cancer kills more people than any other type of cancer
Over 80% of deaths from laryngeal cancer are linked to smoking
What’s in Tobacco?
Conclusion: All tobacco products are addictive
(which takes your independence away), cause cancer, and harm non-smokers all around you. The average tobacco user is addicted for seven years before they can finally kick this enslaving habit!
A drug obtained from the flowering tops of the female cannabis or hemp plant
A blunt is when you take a cigar and
slice it open removing the tobacco and
replacing it with marijuana.
Talk to your health care provider about which medication will work for you:
Available by prescription:
City of Berkeley Tobacco Prevention program (510) 981-5330
Special thanks to Molly Ward,
UCB Student and Public Health Intern,
for adapting this presentation to PowerPoint