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Spring 2010 tobacco!!! lizz & lexi
 

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    Spring 2010 tobacco!!! lizz & lexi Spring 2010 tobacco!!! lizz & lexi Presentation Transcript

    • Smokeless Tobacco!!!
      By Lexi and Lizz
      • You don’t smoke it and you don’t swallow it. All you do is slosh it around in your mouth and spit out the brown juices every few seconds!
    • They make at least 110 different flavors such as
      • Mint
      • Apple
      • Grape
      • Peach
      • Wintergreen
      • Cinnamon
      • Berry
      • Cherry
      • Citrus
      • Vanilla
      http://www.killthecan.org/facts/brands.asp
    • Some street names are…
      • Snuff
      • Chew
      • Dip
      • Spit
    • Smokeless tobacco is grown in most southern states.
    • Forms of Tobacco
      • Chewing
      • Smokeless
      • Smoking
      • Sniffing
    • How is tobacco made?
      Tobacco plant
      Warm climate and fertilized soil
      They then cure (dry sap from) the tobacco for 70-90 days
      Honey and licorice are added together to make it taste better
    • How many people use tobacco??
      48 percent of male high school juniors and seniors,
      42 to 44 percent of male eighth- to tenth-graders
      29 percent of male seventh-graders
      1-3% of females use smokeless tobacco
    • How is tobacco harmful???
      Cancer
      Cracking and bleeding gums and lips
      Receding gums which will no longer be strong to hold teeth and they will fall out
      Increased and irregular heart rate
      High blood pressure
      Risk of heart attack
    • Don’t use smokeless tobacco!!!
    • Works cited
      • http://kidshealth.org/teen/drug_alcohol/tobacco/smokeless.html
      • http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/chewing-tobacco/ca00019
      • http://www.entnet.org/HealthInformation/Smokeless-Tobacco.cfm
      • http://www.cancer.org/docroot/PED/content/PED_10_13X_Quitting_Smokeless_Tobacco.asp
      • Google.com