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No Smoking

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This is about non smoking campaign and project at our school

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No Smoking

  1. 1. K. Kobakhidze May, 2015
  2. 2. Tobacco use is the leading cause of preventable illness and death in the whole world. It causes many different cancers as well as chronic lung diseases, heart disease, pregnancy- related problems, and many other serious health problems.
  3. 3. • Each day, more than 3,200 people under 18 smoke their first cigarette, and approximately 2,100 youth and young adults become daily smokers. • 9 out of 10 smokers start before the age of 18, and 98% start smoking by age 26. • 1 in 5 adults and teenagers smoke. • Approximately 18% of high school students smoke cigarettes.
  4. 4. • More than 16 million people already have at least one disease from smoking. • 8.6 million people live with a serious illness caused by smoking. • On average, smokers die 13 to 14 years earlier than nonsmokers.
  5. 5. Nearly 9 out of 10 lung cancers are caused by smoking. Smokers today are much more likely to develop lung cancer than smokers were in 1964
  6. 6. Smoking causes many other types of cancer, including cancers of the throat, mouth, nasal cavity, esophagus, stomach, pancreas, kidney, bladder, and cervix, as well as acute myeloid leukemia.
  7. 7. • Nonsmokers who are exposed to secondhand smoke at home or work increase their lung cancer risk by 20–30%. • Nonsmokers who are exposed to secondhand smoke at home or work increase their heart disease risk by 25–30%.
  8. 8. In children, secondhand smoke causes: o Ear infections o More frequent and severe asthma attacks o Respiratory issues, including coughing, sneezing, and shortness of breath o Respiratory infections, including bronchitis and pneumonia o An increased risk of sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS)
  9. 9. Quit Now Quitting is hard. Many people try several times before they quit for good. But they do succeed. Quitting is hard, but — You Can Quit. Let’s live a healthy life

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