What is cigarette?
A cigarette is a cylindrical roll of shredded or ground
tobacco that is wrapped in paper or another
substance that does not contain tobacco.
Many manufactured cigarettes also have filters on
one end that are intended to trap some of the toxic
chemicals contained in cigarette smoke.
History of cigarette
In 1865, a man named Washington Duke from North
Carolina began to roll cigarettes and sell them to
others for profit.
In 1883, James Bonsack invented a machine that
could roll cigarettes and produce thousands per day.
The history of smoking dates back to as early as 5000 BC in shamanistic
rituals. Many ancient
civilizations, such as the
Babylonians, Indians and
Chinese, burnt incense as a
part of religious rituals, as did
the later Catholic and Orthodox
The smoking of tobacco, as well as various hallucinogenic drugs was used to
achieve trances and to come into contact with the spirit world.
Cannabis smoking was common in Sub-Saharan Africa through Ethiopia and
the east African coast in the Middle East before the arrival of tobacco, and
was early on a common social activity that centered around the type of
water pipe called a hookah.
From health appereance
Reasons to Smoke
Some want to act cool or act like
someone special or dangerous
They want to get attention
are curious about cigarettes
are stressed or nervous
Harmful Effects of Smoking
Lung, throat, stomach, and
Increased risk of infections like bronchitis and
-Bad skin(skin tumor)
-Bad-smelling clothes and hair
-Reduced athletic performances
-Increased risk of illnesses
-Greater risk of injuries and
slower healing time
The growth of baby retards when
mother smokes in pregnancy. It affects
the brain development of baby. and
have lower birth weight, respiratory
diseases, and other illnesses.
This happens even when mother is a
The chances of miscarriage, premature
birth and fetal death increase.
Smoking also reduces fertility in both men