Why should cigarettes and tobacco be illegal

7,041 views

Published on

Published in: Education, Health & Medicine
0 Comments
0 Likes
Statistics
Notes
  • Be the first to comment

  • Be the first to like this

No Downloads
Views
Total views
7,041
On SlideShare
0
From Embeds
0
Number of Embeds
7
Actions
Shares
0
Downloads
35
Comments
0
Likes
0
Embeds 0
No embeds

No notes for slide

Why should cigarettes and tobacco be illegal

  1. 1. By Kyle Edmond
  2. 2. - In 2006 484 billion cigarettes were sold.- Every year approximately 443,000people die from cigarettes.
  3. 3. - Cigarette smoking causes: asthmatic attacks, bronchial infections, cancer, and many more medical conditions.- Also, cigarettes are very expensive.
  4. 4. - Terrie Hall of North Carolina is 51 years old.She began smoking when she was 17 years old.At one point in her life she would smoke twopacks of cigarettes a day. After 23 years ofsmoking she stopped, but it was too late. Shehas since been diagnosed with cancer.
  5. 5. - Aden suffers from secondhand smoke. He hasnever picked up a cigarette in his life. Secondhandsmoke from family members has been a maincause of Aden’s asthma. Aden also has had manytrips to the emergency room and nights in intensivecare because of his secondhand smoke asthma.
  6. 6. - Chewing tobacco is most commonly packaged as loose leaf in a foil package. It is placed between the cheek and gums.- Snuff is most commonly packaged as moist in a can.A pinch or “dip” is placed between the cheek or lip andgums.
  7. 7. - Chewing tobacco and snuff contain 28 cancer causing agents.- Chewing tobacco and snuff cause nicotineaddiction.
  8. 8. - Chewing tobacco and snuff cause tooth decay.This leads to many people loosing their teeth.Also, the yellowish coating on the teeth isimpossible to remove.
  9. 9. - Chewing tobacco and snuff cause mouth cancer.Leukoplakia is also a result of chewing tobaccoand snuff. Gruen Von Behrens, top right, beganchewing tobacco at age 14. At the age of 16 hewas diagnosed with leukoplakia, a white spot thatgrows on your gums.
  10. 10. http://whyquit.com/smokeless/smokeless_quitting_tips.htmlhttp://www.simcoemuskokahealth.org/topics/tobacco/effectsonthebody/chewdipsnustobacco.aspxhttp://umatter.us/get-the-facts/facts-about-tobacco/http://www.kodiak-chew.com/http://anewscafe.com/2010/06/07/chew-tobacco-just-spittin-stupid/http://www.dutyfreecigstore.com/products/shop-by-brand/marlboro/marlboro-gold-old-name-lights-product.htmlhttp://www.dutyfreecigstore.com/products/shop-by-brand/marlboro/marlboro-gold-old-name-lights-product.htmlhttp://www.cnn.com/2012/03/16/health/smoking-campaign-hall/index.htmlhttp://www.fakhriramley.com/10-ways-stop-smoking/

×