Transcript of "Smoking is a Risk you Cannot Afford to Take "
By Jennifer Quezada<br />Smoking is arisk You Can’t Afford to Take<br />
Smoking is the #1 cause of preventable death in the U.S.A causing over 393,000 deaths per year.<br />Cigarrete smoke contains over 4,800 chemicals, and 69 are known for causing cancer.<br />Smoking harms almost every organ in your body, and is a main cause of lung cancer.<br />Health Effects<br />
Marijuana smoke contains a greater amount of carcinogens than tobacco smoke.<br />Marijuana users usually inhale more deeply and hold their breath longer than tobacco smokers do, increasing the lungs’ exposure to carcinogenic smoke.<br />People who smoke marijuana have more health problems than tobacco smokers.<br />Health effects <br />Carcinogenic smoke<br />
There are approximately 600 ingredients in cigarettes.<br />4,000 chemicals are created when you burn a cigarrete.<br />Some chemicals found in tobacco smoke are ammonia, carbon monoxide, lead, nicotine, and tar.<br />Facts and Figures<br />Tar <br />Carbon monoxide<br />Ammonia<br />
Smoking is directly responsible for approximately 90% of lung cancer deaths.<br />About 8.6 million people in the U.S have at least 1 serious illness caused by smoking.<br />Quitting smoking often requires multiple attempts.<br />Facts and Figures<br />
About 50,000 people die from second-hand smoke per year.<br />Second-hand smoke can cause respiratory infections and even asthma.<br />Second-hand smoke is harmful to children and adults who do not smoke. <br />Second-Hand Smoke <br />
You should quit smoking for your health.<br />Another reason to quit smoking is to save money. A pack of cigarettes can cost $5 to $10 and adds up to $1825 per year.<br />You can prevent second hand smoke by not smoking, and the people around you will have fresh air to breathe.<br />Why Should You Quit Smoking?<br />
Many people die from smoking. About 392,000 people die fromusing tobacco.<br />People who are exposed to second hand smoke are endangering there lives and others.<br />Smoking harms nearly every organ in your body.<br />Stop smoking <br />
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