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Smoking and Tobacco Use
Transcript of Smoking and Tobacco Use
There are many dangerous chemicals inside a cigarette that affects the smokers as well as the people exposed to second-hand smoking.
Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer death in the United States for both men and women.
What does smoking lead to?
However it is possible; there are ways to quit if one is able to act early.
According to the Surgeon General, teenagers who smoke are three times more likely to use alcohol, eight times more likely to smoke marijuana, and 22 times more likely to use cocaine.
Smoking isn't cool.
Teens and Smoking
The consequences of smoking are unforgiving.
What is the number one cause of preventable disease and death worldwide?
Smoking can lead to miscarriages or health related defects in one's baby before or even after birth.
Línea de Tiempo
According to the DoSomething Campaign, 90 percent of smokers began before the age 21..
According to the CDC, teen smokers are more likely to have panic attacks, anxiety disorders, and depression.
The Real Cost?
"We have to treat smoking as a major public health issue. We have to reduce the extent to which young people start smoking, and one of the issues is the extent to which display of cigarettes and brands does draw young people into smoking in the first place."
Cigarette smokers have a higher risk of developing several chronic disorders. These include fatty buildups in arteries and an increase in heart attacks.
Smoking tobacco is both a physical addiction and a psychological habit. The nicotine from cigarettes provides a temporary, and addictive, high. Eliminating that regular fix of nicotine will cause your body to experience physical withdrawal symptoms and cravings.
Why is it so hard to quit smoking?
a HUGE problem in society
Smoking and Tobacco Use
Quit Smoking Hotlines
How to Quit Smoking
1 877 513-5333 (http://www.smokershelpline.ca/)
Quit For Life Program
Action on Smoking and Health (ASH)
- 0800 85 85 85 (Northern Ireland);
0800 085 2219 (Wales)
How to resist or quit smoking?
Remind yourself of the benefits
Go online for support
Call for reinforcements
Practice relaxation techniques
Try nicotine replacement therapy
Chew on it
Don't have 'just one'
Tobacco cravings can wear you down when you're trying to quit smoking or chewing tobacco. Delaying, avoiding triggers, yoga and nicotine replacement are among the ways to resist cravings.
In 2012, 42.1 (18.1 %) million people were smokers
In 2009, (18.6 %) of the population were smokers
In the world, there are 1.1 billion users
100 million people died from tobacco in the 20th century; 1 Billion people expected in 21st century
480,000 Americans die each year
1 person dies every six seconds from smoking
18-24 - 17.3%
25-44 - 21.6%
45-64 - 19.5%
>64 - 8.9%
Statistics (Part 2)
By Income Status
Below poverty level - 27.9 %
At or above - 17.0 %
In 2012, smoking had a higher prevalence with the LGBT community (27.7%) than with the heterosexual community (17.3 %)
More than 16 million Americans suffer from a disease caused by smoking
Two largest manufacturers of cigarettes are
Altria Philip Morris
"Burning America one Cigarette at a Time!"
Reynolds makes one of every three cigarettes; Including the brand Camel
In 2010, the Tobacco Industry's revenue was 664 Billion dollars, greater than the GDP of all but 18 countries.
In 2011, tobacco companies spent 8.8 billion dollars on marketing.
293 billion cigarettes were produced in 2011.
Morris produced 46.1 % and Reynolds produced 24.9 %
Light -Smokes less than or about a pack
Moderate- Smokes 1-2 packs (20-40)
Heavy- Smokes 2-3 packs (40-60)
Chain Smoker- Smokes more than 3 (60+)
Most smokers are light or moderate smokers, meaning they smoke a pack everyday.
Do the math
20 cigarettes by 7 days = 140 cigarettes per week
140 by 52 weeks = 7280 cigarettes per year
A pack (20 cigarettes) is about $8.00
8.00 by 7 days = $56.00
56.00 by 52 weeks = $2912.00 per year
Among current smokers, 68.8 percent want to quit completely
In 2010, 42.7 percent of adult smokers stopped smoking for more than a day to try to quit
7 medications approved by the FDA: Nicotine Patch, Nicotine Gum, Nicotine Lozenges, Nicotine Nasal Spray and Nicotine Inhaler are five
Nearly 80 percent of the world's smokers live in low and middle-income countries