Tobacco & Nicotine Addiction

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Tobacco & Nicotine Addiction

  1. 1. TOBACCO AND NICOTINE Your Health Up In Smoke Clark Janowski – SOC/CJ 243 Rogue Community College
  2. 2. EFFECTS OF NICOTINE ON THE BODY Nicotine use can have many different effects on the body: • Decreases the appetite • Boosts mood and may even relieve minor depression. • Stimulates memory and alertness. • Increases heart rate by around 10 to 20 beats per minute. • Increases blood pressure by 5 to 10 mmHg.
  3. 3. NICOTINE DELIVERY SYSTEMS For the most part nicotine is delivered into the body by burning tobacco of some kind. The exception to this is smokeless tobacco and orally consumed nicotine products. The most popular ways to consume nicotine are: • Cigarettes • Cigars • Pipes
  4. 4. NICOTINE S M O K E L E S S DELIVERY T O B A C C O Smokeless Tobacco Products: • Chewing Tobacco • Snuff • Spitless Tobacco Pouches Oral Nicotine Products: • Water • Dissolvable Wafers • Candy • Inhalers • Gum • Electronic Cigarettes & SYSTEMS O R A L N I C O T I N E
  5. 5. NICOTINE DELIVERY SYSTEMS Not all delivery system are created equal. Some are worse than others
  6. 6. NICOTINE S M O K I N G – C I G A R E T T E S Smoking cigarettes, pipes, or cigars causes cancers of the lung, esophagus, & larynx. Smoking is also a major factor in a variety of other conditions and disorders. DELIVERY - SYSTEMS P I P E S - C I G A R S
  7. 7. NICOTINE S M O K I N G – DELIVERY SYSTEMS C I G A R E T T E S - P I P E S - C I G A R S
  8. 8. NICOTINE S M O K E L E S S DELIVERY SYSTEMS T O B A C C O Smokeless tobacco is known to contain at least 28 cancer-causing chemicals. Chemicals like formaldehyde, arsenic, nickel, and cadmium. Users of smokeless tobacco are at an increased risk for certain types of cancer, most notably cancer of the oral cavity (including cancers of the cheek, gums, lips, tongue, and floor and roof of the mouth. & O R A L N I C O T I N E
  9. 9. NICOTINE S M O K E L E S S DELIVERY SYSTEMS T O B A C C O Oral Nicotine Products. Some delivery systems are better than others! If a person absolutely needs to use nicotine it can be done without causing horrible life ending cancers and conditions. • Nicotine gum delivers nicotine without any ill effects except for the taste… I'm told it tastes nasty!  • Nicotine infused water delivers nicotine and hydrates at the same time… and no nasty cancer or repertory issues  • Nicotine mints, Dissolvable Wafers, satisfy oral fixations and nicotine cravings without killing the user.  & O R A L N I C O T I N E
  10. 10. AND NOW A KITTEN WITH A CIGARETTE
  11. 11. THIS A KITTEN ADDICTED TO NICOTINE!
  12. 12. THE END In closing…. DON’T SMOKE!, DON’T DRINK!, DON’T USE DRUGS!, JUST SAY NO! and any other anti-everything ads you can think of…. Wait! Never mind none of that shit ever worked! Just be careful Thank you for your time

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