By :Charlotte R., Lucía P.,
Juan C. and Raúl S.
Tobacco is a plant that comes from America.
There are more than 70 different types of
tobacco: cigars, cigarettes, pipe tobacco…
Tobacco is used to help make medicines.
The leaves of this plant can be ground into a
very fine dust and smoked in cigarettes or
TYPES OF TABACCO
There are 4 basic varieties: "Blonde", "Black", “Cigar" and “Oriental”.
Blonde tobacco: It has a yellow-orange colour. It is mostly cultivated
in Brazil, India, Zimbabwe, Turkey and the United States.
Black tobacco: it is similar to the blonde tobacco, but it is thicker and
Oriental tobacco : it is the smallest and most robust of all the types of
tobacco. It is cultivated in Turkey and in Middle East; in summer, when
temperatures are high.
Cigar : A cigar is a tightly-rolled bundle of dried and fermented tobacco.
Cigar tobacco is grown in significant quantities in Brazil, Cameroon,
Cuba, the Dominican Republic, Honduras, Indonesia, Mexico,
Nicaragua, the Philippines, Puerto Rico, Canary Islands (Spain), Italy
and the Eastern United States.
TYPES OF TOBACCO
Blonde : Black :
Why is tobacco so addictive and
what happens when you quit?
Nicotine is a drug found naturally in tobacco and is as addictive as
heroin or cocaine. That’s why it is so hard to quit smoking.
What happens when you quit smoking:
Feelings of frustration, impatience, and anger
Cough, dry mouth, sore throat, and nasal drip
Slower heart rate
What happens in your body when
When you smoke, the first
thing that happens is that a
mix of gases is released
around your eyes, nose and
Your eyes may water, your
nose might run and your
throat will most likely become
Tiny hairs called cilia work to
clean your bronchial tubes
and lungs of nasty