Tobacco <ul><li>What is it good for? </li></ul>
Absolutely Nothing!
  Tobacco to·bac·co  noun <ul><li>the prepared leaves, as used in cigarettes, cigars, and pipes.   </li></ul>
Did you know?
<ul><li>Nicotine is found in  ALL  tobacco products </li></ul>
Nicotine is highly  addictive
<ul><li>60 mg of nicotine kills most people </li></ul>
Did you know?
<ul><li>A single cigarette contains </li></ul><ul><li>2 mg of nicotine </li></ul>
How many chemicals are in a single cigarette?
<ul><li>There are over 4,000 chemicals in tobacco smoke   </li></ul>
<ul><li>…  at least 69 of those chemicals are known to cause cancer.   </li></ul>
<ul><li>YUMMY! </li></ul>
<ul><li>What are the  </li></ul><ul><li>short term effects?.. </li></ul>
<ul><li>… Increases heart rate </li></ul>
<ul><li>… Increases breathing rate </li></ul>
<ul><li>… Stimulates vomit reflex </li></ul>
<ul><li>What are the  </li></ul><ul><li>long term effects?.. </li></ul>
<ul><li>…  Addiction </li></ul>
<ul><li>…  unattractiveness </li></ul>
<ul><li>…  Emphysema </li></ul>
<ul><li>…  Bronchitis </li></ul>
<ul><li>…  Heart and  </li></ul><ul><li>artery disease </li></ul>
<ul><li>…  Cancer </li></ul>
<ul><li>There are many expenses… </li></ul>
Need money for their  addiction
<ul><li>and Medical bills </li></ul>
and funeral costs
Did you know?
<ul><li>Average person spends  $1500 per year   </li></ul><ul><li>for cigarettes </li></ul>
Does it effect only the smoker?
 
Did you know?
<ul><li>Lung cancer kills  3000 nonsmokers  every year </li></ul>
What about the children of smokers?
<ul><li>They get respiratory infections, asthma, and  </li></ul><ul><li>ear infections </li></ul>
Is this fair?
<ul><li>Usually leads to…  </li></ul><ul><li>Miscarriages,  </li></ul><ul><li>premature births, SIDS </li></ul>
Did you know?
<ul><li>20%  of premature deaths are caused by  tobacco </li></ul>
<ul><li>Affects family and society </li></ul>
<ul><li>Families have to watch loved ones die and live without them   </li></ul>
<ul><li>Society pays  157 billion   </li></ul><ul><li>a year for medical expenses because of tobacco use   </li></ul>
So why do  people start?
<ul><li>No one ever thinks they will get  addicted </li></ul>
<ul><li>Most people don’t believe  </li></ul><ul><li>statistics  and  truths </li></ul>
<ul><li>Advertising makes it look cool </li></ul>
<ul><li>Some people who have smoked for years seem fine </li></ul>
Did you know?
<ul><li>Cancer takes  awhile   </li></ul><ul><li>to be detected </li></ul>
<ul><li>About 12,000 new cases of cancer occur each year due to smoking </li></ul>
Did you know?
<ul><li>Other forms  of tobacco  are just as harmful </li></ul>
8 dips = 30 cigarettes
Smokeless tobacco.. <ul><li>Leads to  </li></ul><ul><li>mouth sores  </li></ul><ul><li>and  </li></ul><ul><li>CANCER </li>...
Who is Gruen Von Behrens?
 
<ul><li>By age 14  </li></ul><ul><li>Gruen Von Behrens was seriously hooked on snuff </li></ul>
<ul><li>At age 17,   </li></ul><ul><li>he found out he had cancer  </li></ul><ul><li>and since  </li></ul><ul><li>has unde...
<ul><li>“ It seemed harmless, but it has ruined my life.&quot;   </li></ul>
<ul><li>Don’t let tobacco   </li></ul><ul><li>ruin your life! </li></ul>
<ul><li>Presentation by:  </li></ul><ul><li>April (Kees) Beard </li></ul><ul><li>Sources </li></ul><ul><li>Lifetime Health...
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  1. 1. Tobacco <ul><li>What is it good for? </li></ul>
  2. 2. Absolutely Nothing!
  3. 3. Tobacco to·bac·co noun <ul><li>the prepared leaves, as used in cigarettes, cigars, and pipes. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Did you know?
  5. 5. <ul><li>Nicotine is found in ALL tobacco products </li></ul>
  6. 6. Nicotine is highly addictive
  7. 7. <ul><li>60 mg of nicotine kills most people </li></ul>
  8. 8. Did you know?
  9. 9. <ul><li>A single cigarette contains </li></ul><ul><li>2 mg of nicotine </li></ul>
  10. 10. How many chemicals are in a single cigarette?
  11. 11. <ul><li>There are over 4,000 chemicals in tobacco smoke </li></ul>
  12. 12. <ul><li>… at least 69 of those chemicals are known to cause cancer. </li></ul>
  13. 13. <ul><li>YUMMY! </li></ul>
  14. 14. <ul><li>What are the </li></ul><ul><li>short term effects?.. </li></ul>
  15. 15. <ul><li>… Increases heart rate </li></ul>
  16. 16. <ul><li>… Increases breathing rate </li></ul>
  17. 17. <ul><li>… Stimulates vomit reflex </li></ul>
  18. 18. <ul><li>What are the </li></ul><ul><li>long term effects?.. </li></ul>
  19. 19. <ul><li>… Addiction </li></ul>
  20. 20. <ul><li>… unattractiveness </li></ul>
  21. 21. <ul><li>… Emphysema </li></ul>
  22. 22. <ul><li>… Bronchitis </li></ul>
  23. 23. <ul><li>… Heart and </li></ul><ul><li>artery disease </li></ul>
  24. 24. <ul><li>… Cancer </li></ul>
  25. 25. <ul><li>There are many expenses… </li></ul>
  26. 26. Need money for their addiction
  27. 27. <ul><li>and Medical bills </li></ul>
  28. 28. and funeral costs
  29. 29. Did you know?
  30. 30. <ul><li>Average person spends $1500 per year </li></ul><ul><li>for cigarettes </li></ul>
  31. 31. Does it effect only the smoker?
  32. 33. Did you know?
  33. 34. <ul><li>Lung cancer kills 3000 nonsmokers every year </li></ul>
  34. 35. What about the children of smokers?
  35. 36. <ul><li>They get respiratory infections, asthma, and </li></ul><ul><li>ear infections </li></ul>
  36. 37. Is this fair?
  37. 38. <ul><li>Usually leads to… </li></ul><ul><li>Miscarriages, </li></ul><ul><li>premature births, SIDS </li></ul>
  38. 39. Did you know?
  39. 40. <ul><li>20% of premature deaths are caused by tobacco </li></ul>
  40. 41. <ul><li>Affects family and society </li></ul>
  41. 42. <ul><li>Families have to watch loved ones die and live without them </li></ul>
  42. 43. <ul><li>Society pays 157 billion </li></ul><ul><li>a year for medical expenses because of tobacco use </li></ul>
  43. 44. So why do people start?
  44. 45. <ul><li>No one ever thinks they will get addicted </li></ul>
  45. 46. <ul><li>Most people don’t believe </li></ul><ul><li>statistics and truths </li></ul>
  46. 47. <ul><li>Advertising makes it look cool </li></ul>
  47. 48. <ul><li>Some people who have smoked for years seem fine </li></ul>
  48. 49. Did you know?
  49. 50. <ul><li>Cancer takes awhile </li></ul><ul><li>to be detected </li></ul>
  50. 51. <ul><li>About 12,000 new cases of cancer occur each year due to smoking </li></ul>
  51. 52. Did you know?
  52. 53. <ul><li>Other forms of tobacco are just as harmful </li></ul>
  53. 54. 8 dips = 30 cigarettes
  54. 55. Smokeless tobacco.. <ul><li>Leads to </li></ul><ul><li>mouth sores </li></ul><ul><li>and </li></ul><ul><li>CANCER </li></ul>
  55. 56. Who is Gruen Von Behrens?
  56. 58. <ul><li>By age 14 </li></ul><ul><li>Gruen Von Behrens was seriously hooked on snuff </li></ul>
  57. 59. <ul><li>At age 17, </li></ul><ul><li>he found out he had cancer </li></ul><ul><li>and since </li></ul><ul><li>has undergone 40 surgeries </li></ul>
  58. 60. <ul><li>“ It seemed harmless, but it has ruined my life.&quot; </li></ul>
  59. 61. <ul><li>Don’t let tobacco </li></ul><ul><li>ruin your life! </li></ul>
  60. 62. <ul><li>Presentation by: </li></ul><ul><li>April (Kees) Beard </li></ul><ul><li>Sources </li></ul><ul><li>Lifetime Health Textbook, 2004. </li></ul>
  61. 63. Lifetime Health

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