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Science Katie

  1. 1. Tobacco Awareness By: Katie Dela Cruz
  2. 2. Most People who Smoke Cigars <ul><li>In 2002, 16.8 percent of males used cigars compared to 19.7 percent in 2004 and 18.4 percent in 2007. Among females, rates remained relatively stable between 2002 and 2007, ranging from 5.1 to 5.8 percent. </li></ul>
  3. 3. The Evil Chemicals <ul><li>A cigar is made up of three types of tobacco. Those are the wrapper, filler, and binder. </li></ul><ul><li>The most tobacco is in the filler of a cigar. That is the middle part. </li></ul><ul><li>A cigar uses all parts of the tobacco leaf. </li></ul>
  4. 4. The Health Risks <ul><li>The health risks are the same as cigarettes: </li></ul><ul><li>Bad breath </li></ul><ul><li>Yellow teeth </li></ul><ul><li>Empty wallet </li></ul><ul><li>Cancers and other illnesses </li></ul>
  5. 5. The Advertisements <ul><li>The biggest cigar company is called Consolidated Cigars. This is how they advertise </li></ul>
  6. 6. Cigars <ul><li>A cigar has more nicotine and tar than a regular cigarette. </li></ul><ul><li>Cigar smoke produces thirty times more carbon monoxide than cigarette smoke. </li></ul><ul><li>The death rate of cigar smokers are 34% higher than nonsmokers. </li></ul><ul><li>Cigar smokers have more of a risk of dying from lung cancer than nonsmokers. </li></ul><ul><li>Cigar smokers have higher rates of mouth, tongue, throat, and voice box cancer than cigarette smokers. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Cigars (continue) <ul><li>One study found out that 90% of cigar smokers have precancerous changes in cells of their voice mail box. </li></ul><ul><li>Tobacco smoke does NOT have to be inhaled into the lungs to affect the heart and the circulation. </li></ul><ul><li>Nicotine is absorbed into the lining of the mouth and throat whether the person is is a smoker or not. </li></ul><ul><li>People who change from cigarettes to cigars smoke the cigars just as if they were smoking cigarettes. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Bilbliography <ul><li>http://www.dupagehealth.org/FAQS/tobacco useage.html </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.oas.samhsa.gov/2k9/cigars/cigars.htm </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.superiorcigars.com/cigaringer.php </li></ul>
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