What is tobacco? An agricultural product derived from the leaves of the tobacco plant dried and prepared for smoking or ingestion.
YES! THE NICOTINE IN TOBACCO PRODUCTS IS A DEADLY DRUG. IS TOBACCO A DRUG?
SCARY,BUT TRUE FACTS ABOUT TOBACCO Smokeless tobacco Possible effects Lung Cancer Emphysema Stroke Chronic airway obstruction Bronchitis Stomach, Kidney, Larynx, Bladder, Uterus Cancer Gum Disease Bone Loss Leukoplakia Tooth Decay Oral Cancer Smoking Possible effects
Tobacco contains nicotine What exactly is nicotine?
Nicotine It is actually the nicotine in tobacco that is addictive. Each cigarette contains about 10 milligrams of nicotine. Imagine how much harmful substances you are putting in your body! Think, before you start to use! NICOTINE IS HIGHLY ADDICTIVE! Once you start, it is VERY hard to stop!
What are its long-term effects? Prolonged, heavy use of alcohol can lead to addiction (alcoholism). Sudden cessation of long term, extensive alcohol intake is likely to produce withdrawal symptoms, including severe anxiety, tremors, hallucinations and convulsions. Long-term effects of consuming large quantities of alcohol, especially when combined with poor nutrition, can lead to permanent damage to vital organs such as the brain and liver. In addition, mothers who drink alcohol during pregnancy may give birth to infants with fetal alcohol syndrome. These infants may suffer from mental retardation and other irreversible physical abnormalities. In addition, research indicates that children of alcoholic parents are at greater risk than other children of becoming an alcoholic. ALCOHOLLONG TERM EFFECTS http://www.drugfree.org/portal/drug_guide/alcohol
Alcohol Excessive Drinking can Cause Problems with... Work, Family, Friends, Society, and Self