TOBACCO
What is tobacco?
Tobacco is the plant (Nicotiana
tabacum ) of the nightshade family
that yields leaves which are which are...
• There are
approximate 1 billion
smokers in the world
today, according to
WHO.
• 80% of these tobacco
users live in
under...
• Tobacco kills nearly 6 million
people annually.
• More than 5 million of these are
users or ex-users.
• More than 600,00...
• In the 20th century, tobacco use
killed 100 million people.
• If the current rate of tobacco
related death continues, th...
Smoking
• Cigarette smoking is the
leading cause of preventable
death in the United States.
• Smoking can cause heart
dise...
Cigarettes have
multiple poisons,
including addictive
nicotine, carbon
monoxide, “tars” and
hydrogen cyanide.
There are 4,...
Lung Cancer & Smoking
• Tobacco use accounts for at least 30% of all cancer deaths
and 80% of lung cancer deaths.
• More p...
Early lung cancer may not cause
any symptoms. Symptoms
depend on the type of cancer
you have, but may include:
• Chest pai...
• There are a few ways to treat cancer:
–Chemotherapy
–Radiation
–Surgery
However, if the cancer is not found early enough...
HEART PROBLEMS & SMOKING
A person’s risk of heart attack greatly
increases with the number of cigarettes he
or she smokes....
SYMPTOMS OF A HEART ATTACK
• Angina: Chest pain or discomfort in the center of the chest. It
is sometimes mistakenly thoug...
The best way to prevent tobacco
related disease is to stop tobacco
usage.
Tobacco related diseases are the
leading cause o...
Quitting
Quitting may seem difficult but there is
much support that is available.
There are many different organizations
d...
• There are nicotine patches and gum
that is easily available to help with
the nicotine addiction.
• There are programs si...
• You can easily find steps for planning
how to quit smoking if you don’t know
where to start.
• Many websites have been s...
• There are a number of hotlines
that can be contacted for help
with quitting.
• One example is 1-800-NO
BUTTS
This is the...
The following were used as
sources for information. All info
and statistics can be found on
the following websites:
• Toba...
Question 1
How many smoker
are there in the world
today?
ANSWER 1
There are
approximately 1
billion smokers in
the world today
Question 2
How many lives does
tobacco take
annually?
ANSWER 2
Tobacco kills nearly 1
million people each
year.
Question 3
How many non-
smokers are killed by
tobacco annually?
ANSWER 3
Tobacco kills nearly 1
million people each
year.
Question 4
How many non-
smokers are killed by
tobacco annually?
ANSWER 4
Tobacco kills nearly
600,00 non-smokers
each year.
Question 5
Name 1 disease that
is associated with
chewing tobacco?
ANSWER 5
Heart disease, gum
disease, and
oral lesions other
than cancer
Question 6
Name 2 types of
cancers that you can
get from smoking.
ANSWER 6
Cancers of the throat,
lungs, mouth, nasal cavity,
esophagus, stomach,
pancreas, kidney, bladder,
and cervix, and...
Question 7
What are 2 of the
early signs of lung
caner?
ANSWER 7
• Chest pain
• Cough that
doesn't go
away
• Coughing up
blood
• Fatigue
• Losing weight
without trying
• Loss of
...
Question 8
What are the 3 ways
to treat cancer?
ANSWER 8
•Chemotherapy
•Radiation
•Surgery
Question 9
What is the best way
to avoid getting
tobacco related
diseases?
ANSWER 9
The best way to not get
tobacco related health
problems is to not smoke
at all. If you already
smoke, you should ...
Question 10
What is the number
for the California
Smokers’ Hotline?
ANSWER 10
1-800-NO-BUTTS
1-800-66-28887
For more info about smoking
statistics, visit the below online
PowerPoint:
http://www.slideshare.net/mrc
oryjim/smoke-the-...
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  1. 1. TOBACCO
  2. 2. What is tobacco? Tobacco is the plant (Nicotiana tabacum ) of the nightshade family that yields leaves which are which are cured by a process of drying and fermentation for smoking or chewing, native to tropical America.
  3. 3. • There are approximate 1 billion smokers in the world today, according to WHO. • 80% of these tobacco users live in underdeveloped or developing countries.
  4. 4. • Tobacco kills nearly 6 million people annually. • More than 5 million of these are users or ex-users. • More than 600,000 people die annually from second-hand smoke.
  5. 5. • In the 20th century, tobacco use killed 100 million people. • If the current rate of tobacco related death continues, the death toll for the 21th century can be over 1 billion.
  6. 6. Smoking • Cigarette smoking is the leading cause of preventable death in the United States. • Smoking can cause heart diseases, and breathing related diseases. • Smoking causes many types of cancers, including cancers of the throat, lungs, mouth, nasal cavity, esophagus, stomach, pancreas, kidney, bladder, and cervix, and acute myeloid leukemia. Chewing • Smokeless tobacco is not a safe alternative to smoking cigarettes • Chewing tobacco can cause cancer, oral health problems, and nicotine addiction. • Using smokeless tobacco may also cause heart disease, gum disease, and oral lesions other than cancer, such as leukoplakia (precancerous white patches in the mouth)
  7. 7. Cigarettes have multiple poisons, including addictive nicotine, carbon monoxide, “tars” and hydrogen cyanide. There are 4,000 other chemicals of varying toxicity, including 43 known carcinogens.
  8. 8. Lung Cancer & Smoking • Tobacco use accounts for at least 30% of all cancer deaths and 80% of lung cancer deaths. • More people die from lung cancer than any other type of cancer. • Lung cancer begins in the lungs and may spread to lymph nodes or other organs in the body, such as the brain • Cigarette smoking is the number one cause of lung cancer. Lung cancer also can be caused by using other types of tobacco (such as pipes or cigars), breathing secondhand smoke, being exposed to substances such as asbestos or radon at home or work, and having a family history of lung cancer
  9. 9. Early lung cancer may not cause any symptoms. Symptoms depend on the type of cancer you have, but may include: • Chest pain • Cough that doesn't go away • Coughing up blood • Fatigue • Losing weight without trying • Loss of appetite • Shortness of breath • Wheezing Other symptoms that may also occur with lung cancer, often in the late stages: • Bone pain or tenderness • Eyelid drooping • Facial paralysis • Hoarseness or changing voice • Joint pain • Nail problems • Shoulder pain • Swallowing difficulty • Swelling of the face or arms • Weakness SYMPTOMS OF LUNG CANCER
  10. 10. • There are a few ways to treat cancer: –Chemotherapy –Radiation –Surgery However, if the cancer is not found early enough, it is more than likely that treatment will not be possible.
  11. 11. HEART PROBLEMS & SMOKING A person’s risk of heart attack greatly increases with the number of cigarettes he or she smokes. There is no safe amount of smoking. Smokers continue to increase their risk of heart attack the longer they smoke. People who smoke a pack of cigarettes a day have more than twice the risk of heart attack than nonsmokers.
  12. 12. SYMPTOMS OF A HEART ATTACK • Angina: Chest pain or discomfort in the center of the chest. It is sometimes mistakenly thought to be indigestion or heartburn. • Pain or discomfort in other areas of the upper body including the arms, left shoulder, back, neck, jaw, or stomach • Difficulty breathing or shortness of breath • Sweating or “cold sweat” • Fullness, indigestion, or choking feeling (may feel like “heartburn”) • Nausea or vomiting • Light-headedness, dizziness, extreme weakness or anxiety • Rapid or irregular heart beats
  13. 13. The best way to prevent tobacco related disease is to stop tobacco usage. Tobacco related diseases are the leading cause of preventable death.
  14. 14. Quitting Quitting may seem difficult but there is much support that is available. There are many different organizations designed to help quit smoking.
  15. 15. • There are nicotine patches and gum that is easily available to help with the nicotine addiction. • There are programs similar to Alcoholics Anonymous that can be easily found. These help make quitting easier.
  16. 16. • You can easily find steps for planning how to quit smoking if you don’t know where to start. • Many websites have been set up just to help people quit smoking.
  17. 17. • There are a number of hotlines that can be contacted for help with quitting. • One example is 1-800-NO BUTTS This is the California Smokers’ Helpline.
  18. 18. The following were used as sources for information. All info and statistics can be found on the following websites: • Tobaccofreeca.com • Cancer.org • Who.int • Tobacco.org • Fda.gov • Abovetheinflence.com • Cdc.gov • Cancer.gov • Drugabuse.gov • Ncbi.nlm.nih.gov • Lung-cancer.com • My.clevelandclinic.org
  19. 19. Question 1 How many smoker are there in the world today?
  20. 20. ANSWER 1 There are approximately 1 billion smokers in the world today
  21. 21. Question 2 How many lives does tobacco take annually?
  22. 22. ANSWER 2 Tobacco kills nearly 1 million people each year.
  23. 23. Question 3 How many non- smokers are killed by tobacco annually?
  24. 24. ANSWER 3 Tobacco kills nearly 1 million people each year.
  25. 25. Question 4 How many non- smokers are killed by tobacco annually?
  26. 26. ANSWER 4 Tobacco kills nearly 600,00 non-smokers each year.
  27. 27. Question 5 Name 1 disease that is associated with chewing tobacco?
  28. 28. ANSWER 5 Heart disease, gum disease, and oral lesions other than cancer
  29. 29. Question 6 Name 2 types of cancers that you can get from smoking.
  30. 30. ANSWER 6 Cancers of the throat, lungs, mouth, nasal cavity, esophagus, stomach, pancreas, kidney, bladder, and cervix, and acute myeloid leukemia.
  31. 31. Question 7 What are 2 of the early signs of lung caner?
  32. 32. ANSWER 7 • Chest pain • Cough that doesn't go away • Coughing up blood • Fatigue • Losing weight without trying • Loss of appetite • Shortness of breath • Wheezing
  33. 33. Question 8 What are the 3 ways to treat cancer?
  34. 34. ANSWER 8 •Chemotherapy •Radiation •Surgery
  35. 35. Question 9 What is the best way to avoid getting tobacco related diseases?
  36. 36. ANSWER 9 The best way to not get tobacco related health problems is to not smoke at all. If you already smoke, you should try to quit.
  37. 37. Question 10 What is the number for the California Smokers’ Hotline?
  38. 38. ANSWER 10 1-800-NO-BUTTS 1-800-66-28887
  39. 39. For more info about smoking statistics, visit the below online PowerPoint: http://www.slideshare.net/mrc oryjim/smoke-the-convenient- truth-5602255

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