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Dangers of tobacco
Transcript of Dangers of tobacco
Dr. Joel Nitzkin, Chair, Tobacco Control Task Force, American Association of Public Health Physicians
"Its easier to stay out than to get out."
"Smokers smoke because they are addicted to nicotine in cigarettes, but it is the smoke, not the nicotine, which causes a long list of diseases, including lung cancer, heart disease, stroke and emphysema."
New York State Health Commissioner, Richard Daines, M.D.
“Nicotine is the addictive ingredient in cigarettes that keeps smokers hooked, but it's not the ingredient that harms smokers' health," emphasized Ursula Bauer, Ph.D., M.P.H, director of the state's Tobacco Control Program. "With safe nicotine products, smokers can give up the smoke without giving up the nicotine.”
— Ursula Bauer, Ph.D., M.P.H, director of the New York State Tobacco Control Program Heart attacks
Wrinkling of the skin
Poor sex life Examples Include... Each year, smoking kills more people than alcohol, AIDS, car accidents, illegal drugs, murders, and suicides combined, and thousands more die from using using chewing tobacco.
25% of teenagers currently in high school will be addicted to tobacco products by the time they graduate.
Spit tobacco creates cracked lips, white spots, sores, and bleeding in the mouth.
For every eight smokers who die from tobacco, one nonsmoker dies from secondhand smoke. References: www.vapersclub.com/indoorbanquotes.pdf