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Transcript of Tobacco
Adolescents and young adults are very vulnerable to social influences. If they see tobacco use as a normal behavior because their friends or family members use tobacco, young people are more likely to try tobacco themselves.
TRUE or FALSE?
Statistics of Canadian Smokers (2011)
What is Tobacco?
Tobacco is considered both a stimulant and a
Effects of Tobacco Use
Did you know that 1 person dies every 6 seconds from a tobacco related disease?
Tobacco Industry revenue was $664 billion in 2010.
More than 600 000 NONsmokers die each year from second hand smoke worldwide!
1/3 of which is children!
Tobacco smoke contains over 4000 chemicals!
Why do some students chose to participate in these activities?
By: Kayla and Sinthiya
Many of the same media that warn of the dangers of tobacco use also carry messages that smoking is cool—edgy—adult. That’s one reason nearly 4,000 kids under age 18 try their first cigarette every day.
Many of the same media that warn of the dangers of tobacco use, also carry messages that smoking is cool—edgy—adult. That’s one reason nearly 4,000 kids under age 18 try their first cigarette every day.
See! These kinds of advertisments make children believe that cigarettes are not harmful! When it is the opposite!
Why do some students choose NOT to participate in these activities?
Some students choose not to participate in these activities because they are aware of the effects that come from taking tobacco. The students recognize that health is more important than trying to be cool by taking drugs. Also, these students are informed by their teachers, parents, guardians, etc. about how much damage it can cause to their health.
This is what happens to your lungs when you smoke tobacco!
THANKYOU FOR WATCHING!
In the United States, the percentage of women smoking cigarettes is greater than the percentage of men smoking cigarettes.
Nicotine reaches the brain within 10 seconds after smoke is inhaled.
Tobacco kills about 20 thousand Canadians a year.
The radiation from smoking a pack of cigarettes a day compares to almost 2,000 chest x-rays.
Each day, more than 3,600 people under 18 smoke their first cigarette.
In the Unites States, the percentage of women smoking cigarettes is actually 14% lower than the percentage of men who smoke cigarettes.
Unfortunately tobacco actually kills more than 36 thousand Canadians a year.
People all over the world have made sites, telephone lines, companies, ect. to help support people who need help to quit or sometimes just need advice.
REMEBER! SMOKING IS LIKE BEING A SLAVE TO TOBACCO.