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

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This presentation is statistics about the cigarette industry and how it is affecting the people, teens, environment, and the world. @empoweredpres

This presentation is statistics about the cigarette industry and how it is affecting the people, teens, environment, and the world. @empoweredpres

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    • 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
    • 21. trillions of filters,
    • 22. filled with toxic chemicals from tobacco smoke,
    • 23. make their way into our environment as
    • 24. discarded waste yearly.
    • 25. While they may look like
    • 26. white cotton,
    • 27. cigarette filters are made OF A PLASTIC called of very thin fibers
    • 28. cellulose acetate.
    • 29. A cigarette filter can take between
    • 30. to decompose. 18 months and 1oyears
    • 31. A typical manufactured approximately cigarette contains
    • 32. 8 or 9 milligrams OF NICOTINE,
    • 33. while the nicotine content of a cigar is
    • 34. 1oo to 2oo milligrams,
    • 35. with some as high as
    • 36. 4oo milligrams.
    • 37. four or five cigarettes to There is enough nicotine in
    • 38. kill an average adult if ingested whole.
    • 39. Whale Vomitis one of the hundreds Ambergris, otherwise known as of possible additives used in manufactured cigarettes.
    • 40. Radioactive lead are both present in low levels in cigarette smoke. and polonium
    • 41. toxic byproducts present hydrogen cyanide, one of the in cigarette smoke,
    • 42. genocidal chemical agent was used as a during World War ll.
    • 43. 5oSecondhand smoke cancer-causing chemical compounds, contains more than
    • 44. 11of which are known to be group 1 carcinogens.
    • 45. Kids are still picking up smoking at the alarming rate of
    • 46. in the U.S., 3,oooaday
    • 47. 8o,oooand
    • 48. 1oo,oooa day worldwide. to
    • 49. 1 in 5 teens age 13 to 15
    • 50. smoke cigarettes.
    • 51. Halfofall long-termsmokers
    • 52. will die a tobacco-related death.
    • 53. Every...
    • 54. eight...
    • 55. seconds,
    • 56. A HUMAN
    • 57. life is lost
    • 58. to tobacco USE
    • 59. somewhere
    • 60. in the world.
    • 61. Thattranslatestoapproximately
    • 62. 5milliondeaths annually.
    • 63. Tobacco use is expected to claim
    • 64. the population of the United states
    • 65. 3 the population of the United states x
    • 66. one billion livesthis century
    • 67. unless serious anti-smoking efforts are made on a
    • 68. global level.
    • 69. The Convenient Truth Doyourpart.Spread overall education category
    • 70. Seewhatelse issmokin?
    • 71. 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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