THE BACK BENCHERS
AHSAN SHAHZAD (BB123067)
FAIZAN UL HAQ (BB123058)
MEHTAB RAFI (BB123001)
Smoking is one of the worst
things that kids or adults can
do to their bodies.
Yet every single day nearly
4,400 kids between the ages
12 and 17 start smoking.
WHAT IS SMOKING?
is a practice in which a
substance, most commonly tobacco,
is burned and the smoke is tasted or
inhaled and then, exhaled.
The most common method of
smoking today is through cigarettes.
WHY DO PEOPLE SMOKE?
Many people started smoking long before they learned how
unhealthy it was, and now it is hard for them to stop.
Some people start smoking because they think it is "cool".
All their friends are smokers and they don’t want to be the
odd ones out.
His family smoked so he wanted to try it.
Some may just be foolish enough to think that smoking will5
not harm them.
A cigarette contains
substance called nicotine,
that gives pleasure to
smokers. Nicotine is a
poison. The scientists say
nicotine can kill a person
when taken in large
Another form of smoking
tobacco, which is very popular
among teens nowadays is
“ Hookah“ also called as
Wide variety of flavors + Pleasant
MYTHS ABOUT HOOKAH
Its flavor doesn’t contain
tobacco and nicotine.
Hookah is better than
cigarettes because the toxic
smoke passes through the
water and it cleans the smoke
of it’s toxins.
ALL OF THESE
“ False Perceptions “
EXPOSURE TO TOXINS
Water does not purify smoke of all
A typical one-hour session of hookah
smoking exposes the user to 100 to
200 times the volume of smoke
inhaled from a single cigarette.
Contains more nicotine than cigarette
Same addiction risk as other forms of
Passing pipes between people
possibility of infection
Slightest movement can cause
hookah to topple causing a fire
“ Hookah is just as dangerous as other
forms of tobacco.”
Every year about five million people
lose their lives because of
Smoking is the single most
important preventable cause of
death. It causes the two most
deadly diseases: heart disease
and lung cancer, as well as
other deadly diseases.
EFFECTS OF SMOKING ON THE
Stops body parts
Becomes a little
Yellow teeth, bad
MOSTLY EFFECTED ORGANS
The organs, which are mostly
effected by smoking are:
The other major respiratory
disease that smoking causes is lung cancer .New
evidence has identified an important gene - p53, found
in the nucleus of every cell. Its main role is to clean up
any errors or changes that occur within copied cells.
This means that any cell with damaged p53 is highly
susceptible to cancer.
RISKS OF LUNGS CANCER:
The risk of developing lungs
cancer is related to both ,how long
and how much a person has
For instance, a person who takes
up smoking in their teens is five
times more likely to die of lung
cancer than someone who starts
after their mid twenties.
When someone smokes, he may cough, wheeze, and feel short of
This is because smoke irritates the airways, causing them to
swollen, narrow, and filled with
sticky substance. These are the
same things that happen during
an asthma flare-up. That's why
smoking can cause asthma flare-ups .Those flare-ups may be more
and harder to control, even with medicine.
OTHER CANCERS OF RESPIRATORY SYSTEM:
Smoking is a major cause of
cancers of the oral
cavity, oesophagus and larynx.
The use of alcohol in
combination with smoking
greatly increases smokers' risk
for these cancers.
SMOKING AND BRAIN DISEASES
The Indian National Brain Research
Center (NBRC), have found that a
compound in tobacco provokes
white blood cells in the central
nervous system to attack healthy
cells, leading to severe neurological
Overview of smoking in
In Pakistan, 19 percent of adults
(age 18+) smoke tobacco
Almost one-third (32 percent of men
and 6 percent of women smoke
It is estimated that for each
cigarette smoked, an average of 5.5
min of life is lost.
Each year, approximately
60,000 people die from tobaccorelated diseases in Pakistan.
Among youth (age 13-15), 34
percent report being exposed to
secondhand smoke in public
places and 27 percent report
exposure at home.
SMOKING IN ISLAM
A general rule of the Islamic Shariah
is that it is haram for the Muslim to
eat or drink anything which may
cause his death, either quickly or
gradually, such as poisons or
substances which are injurious to
health or harmful to his body
.Moreover ,Shariah also prohibits
the wastage of money.
Allah says: « And do not kill yourselves;
indeed, Allah is ever Merciful to you. »
He also says: « And do not be cast into
ruin by your own hands …» (2, 195)
Allah says: ...But spend not wastefully
(your wealth) in the manner of a
spendthrift, Verily, spendthrifts are brothers
of the devils, and the Devil (Satan) is ever
ungrateful to his Lord..>> (Quran 17/26-27)
ISLAMIC POINT OF VIEW
As an application of this principle, if it is
proved that the use of tobacco is injurious to
health; It is prohibited in Islam, especially
for a person whose physician has advised
him to stop smoking.
Even if it is not injurious to health, it is still a
waste of money, spent neither for religious
nor for secular benefit, and the Prophet
(peace be on him) forbade the wasting of
ISLAM doesn’t allow any
one to smoke..!!
HOW TO GET RID
START YOUR STOP SMOKING PLAN WITH
S = Set a quit date.
T = Tell family, friends, and co-workers that you plan to quit.
A = Anticipate and plan for the challenges you'll face while
R = Remove cigarettes and other tobacco products from your
home, car, and work.
T = Talk to your doctor about getting help to quit.
Keep your hands/fingers busy: Squeeze
balls, pencils, or paper clips are good
substitutes to satisfy that need for tactile
Keep your mind busy: Read a book or
magazine, listen to some music you love.
Say “ NO “ to any offer.
TIPS FOR PARENTS
Set a good example for your kids by not smoking yourself.
Parents who smoke are more likely to have children who
Know if your children have friends that smoke. Talk with your
kids about ways to refuse a cigarette.
Explain the health dangers, as well as the unpleasant
physical aspects of smoking (such as bad breath, discolored
teeth and nails).
Establish a smoke-free policy in your home. Don't allow
anyone to smoke indoors at any time.