SMOKE - The Convenient Truth [1st place Worlds Best Presentation Contest] by Empowered Presentations

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  • SMOKE - The Convenient Truth [1st place Worlds Best Presentation Contest] by Empowered Presentations

    1. sm ke TheConvenientTruth
    2. 1.1 There are billion in the world today. smokers
    3. and if current trends continue
    4. billion that number is 1.6 by the year 2025. increase TO expected to
    5. 3oomillion china is home to smokers
    6. who consume approximately
    7. cigarettes a year, 1.7trillion
    8. or...
    9. cigarettes a minute. 3million
    10. Worldwide. 1Omillion
    11. are sold each day, 15billion
    12. 5trillionare produced and used and upwards of on an annual basis.
    13. 5 trillion cigarette filters weigh approximately
    14. 48o,538Bugatti Veyrons,
    15. 25
    16. 25,ooosemi trucks,
    17. 2,5oo747s,
    18. 1ocargo ships...or
    19. billionpounds!2
    20. It's estimated that trillions of filters,
    21. filled with toxic chemicals from tobacco smoke,
    22. make their way into our environment as
    23. discarded waste yearly.
    24. While they may look like
    25. white cotton,
    26. cigarette filters are made OF A PLASTIC called of very thin fibers
    27. cellulose acetate.
    28. A cigarette filter can take between
    29. to decompose. 18 months and 1o years
    30. A typical manufactured approximately cigarette contains
    31. 8 or 9 milligrams OF NICOTINE,
    32. while the nicotine content of a cigar is
    33. 1oo to 2oo milligrams,
    34. with some as high as
    35. 4oo milligrams.
    36. four or five cigarettes to There is enough nicotine in
    37. kill an average adult if ingested whole.
    38. Whale Vomitis one of the hundreds Ambergris, otherwise known as of possible additives used in manufactured cigarettes.
    39. Radioactive lead are both present in low levels in cigarette smoke. and polonium
    40. hydrogen cyanide, one of the toxic byproducts present in cigarette smoke,
    41. genocidal chemical agent was used as a during World War ll.
    42. 5oSecondhand smoke cancer-causing chemical compounds, contains more than
    43. 11of which are known to be group 1 carcinogens.
    44. Kids are still picking up smoking at the alarming rate of
    45. in the U.S., 3,oooaday
    46. 8o,oooand 1oo,oooa day worldwide. to
    47. 1 in 5 teens age 13 to 15
    48. smoke cigarettes.
    49. Half of all long-term smokers
    50. will die a tobacco-related death.
    51. Every...
    52. eight...
    53. seconds,
    54. A HUMAN
    55. life is lost
    56. to tobacco USE
    57. somewhere
    58. in the world.
    59. That translates to approximately
    60. 5milliondeaths annually.
    61. Tobacco use is expected to claim
    62. the population of the United states
    63. 3x the population of the United states
    64. one billion livesthis century
    65. unless serious anti-smoking efforts are made on a
    66. globallevel.
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    68. Needa smokin presentation?
    69. credits:WHO/WPRO - Smoking Statistics 28 May 2002. World Health Organization. Cigarette Litter - How Many? Clean Virginia Waterways - Longwood University. Cigarette Litter - Biodegradable? Clean Virginia Waterways - Longwood University. The Health Consequences of Smoking: A Report of the Surgeon General 2004. Dept. of Health and Human Resources - Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Nicotine - IDLH Documentation 16 August 1996. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Radioactive Cigarettes 02 April 1980. Tobacco Documents Online. The Health Consequences of Involuntary Exposure to Tobacco Smoke: A Report of the Surgeon Generals 04 Jan 2007. U.S. Dept of Health and Human Services. Shutterstock - http://www.shutterstock.com
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