Anti-Tobacco How using tobacco can effect you Project By: Timothy Huang
What is Tobacco?
Tobacco is a plant that has been known to release dangerous chemicals when burnt.
Tobacco comes in various methods such as:
ALL OF THESE METHODS ARE DEADLY!!!!
If you smoke cigarettes, you are not only effecting yourself, but people around you as well, by second-hand smoke.
The Methods Cigarette Cigarette is made from dried up tobacco chopped up and rolled in a piece of paper. When Cigarette is burnt, it releases dangerous chemical gases such as carbon monoxide, and hydrogen cyanide. Cigars A dried up roll of tobacco that is much more dangerous than a Cigarette. A cigar has no filter like a cigarette, so the poisonous gases does for damage to your lungs, etc. Chewing Tobacco Chewing Tobacco is also made from chopped up tobacco. It is placed between the gum and teeth. The tobacco is crushed by the teeth to release the nicotine. Pipe Pipe is a tool for smoking. Tobacco is placed in the chamber and burnt. The smoke then gets inhaled into the lung through the stem and mouthpiece.
Facts about Tobacco
Tobacco is the second largest cause of death in the world.
It killed over 5.4 million people in the year of 2005. That’s 1 death every 6 seconds!!!
If this continues, Tobacco will kill over 8 million people every year by the year of 2030.
Tobacco is the leading cause of many of cancer, diseases, and death throughout the world.
More than 5 million underage children living in the world right now will die due to their decision to start smoking/use tobacco.
When tobacco is used, they are addicted to it due to the nicotine. If they decide to quit, the withdraw, makes the user feel sad, so they have to continue using it.
More Facts about Tobacco
When a person inhales smoke, tar is being created inside their lungs. Tar is a black slow moving material that creates in your lung when inhaling cigarette smoke.
The gases found in the smoke of a cigarette can create lung cancer, and even tumors.
When tobacco is smoked, a white sticky material builds up in your artery, which could lead to heart attacks, heart disease, or even a stroke.
This is a smoker’s lung, do you want your lung to look like that?
How to stop someone before they start
Ways to prevent a person from smoking.
Ask them if they want to live long. A non-smoker is most likely going to live a lot longer than a smoker. A non-smoker has a lower chance of getting cancer, strokes, heart attack, etc.
Tell them the bad things that could happen to them if they started smoking.
Tell them how their friends and family would be disappointed in them from start smoking.
Tips on how to quit
Ways on how to quit smoking
Get nicotine patches and gum to replace smoking without feeling the withdraw
Drink herbal tea can help sooth you from having to smoke. It will help you not think about smoking
Go out and play with your friends. Go to a park and play, or just chill can help. Having fun and laughing helps a person take their mind off of smoking.
Family and friend support can help a smoker quit. A family member or a friend can help and encourage them to stop smoking.