Smoking and Tobacco use
SMOKING <ul><li>Smoking is the act of inhaling ang </li></ul><ul><li>exhaling of the emissions of prepared </li></ul><ul><...
SOME REASON WHY PEOPLE SMOKE <ul><li>To satisfy their curiosity </li></ul><ul><li>Because of influence from their friends,...
<ul><li>Tobacco contains nicotine, which is an addictive or habit-forming drug. If the person starts to use nicotine, his ...
Did you know? <ul><li>More than 1,000 people in the U.S. die each day from smoking-related illness </li></ul><ul><li>Smoki...
Why is tobacco so bad?  <ul><li>Tobacco is toxic to your body.  </li></ul><ul><li>Tobacco is addictive. Once you start usi...
Harmful chemicals in Tobacco <ul><li>1. Nicotine is an addictive substance and is one of the strongest poisons known. It e...
<ul><li>2. Tar is a dark and sticky substance produced when tobacco or cigarettes are burned. Tar is known to be cancer-ca...
Other components of Cigarettes <ul><li>Formaldehyde - a very poisonous liquid and has been found to cause cancer. </li></u...
<ul><li>3. Carbon Monoxide is the poisonous chemical gas released from burning cigarettes. It impairs the capacity of the ...
Other components of Cigarettes <ul><li>4. Ammonia- a chemical present in cleaning fluids </li></ul><ul><li>5. Acetone – a ...
Problems that might result from tobacco Use <ul><li>Bad breath.  Tobacco causes persistent bad breath or halitosis </li></...
Problems that might result from tobacco Use <ul><li>Smelly clothes and hair.  The odor of smoke from cigarettes tends to l...
Long term smoking problems <ul><li>Nicotine addiction </li></ul><ul><li>Coronary artery disease </li></ul><ul><li>Heart di...
Why do people smoke and chew? <ul><li>Advertisements make it look attractive </li></ul><ul><li>Peer pressure </li></ul><ul...
Smoking is expensive! <ul><li>If a pack of cigarettes is about $4/pack then it would cost you about $1,500/year. </li></ul...
Tobacco Ads <ul><li>Advertisements make tobacco use look hip, cool, and glamorous.  </li></ul>
Don’t Be Fooled! <ul><li>Each year tobacco advertisers spend big bucks to push their products. </li></ul><ul><li>Current t...
Take a look at how unrealistic ads are <ul><li>How long will that woman have beautiful skin and gorgeous teeth if she keep...
<ul><li>Are you really more of a man if you smoke? What girl is going to kiss you with that stinky breath? </li></ul>
The Real Story <ul><li>Janet Sackman, Lucky Strike’s former cover girl, has had her larynx removed due to throat cancer. <...
Rick Bender was a Major League baseball player who lost half of his face due to chewing tobacco.
What the ads should really say
 
                                                  
 
Reality check This is what smokers really look like
 
Is this attractive?
Effects of smoking  and  tobacco
http://www.smokingstinks-aaco.org/horrors.html
 
 
I’m young. This stuff won’t happen to me for a long time. <ul><li>You may think that you are young and these problems only...
Not Impressed? <ul><li>Think about the more immediate effects: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Bad breath </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li...
Staying or Becoming Smoke-Free <ul><li>Tobacco ads may make you feel like everyone is doing it but they are not. </li></ul...
How can I quit? <ul><li>First give yourself a pat on the back for wanting to quit. That is the first step. </li></ul><ul><...
Strategies to help you quit <ul><li>Get support : ask your parents or friends. If they smoke and are not interested then f...
Physical symptoms you may have after quitting <ul><li>Headaches or stomachaches </li></ul><ul><li>Crabbiness, jumpiness, d...
More strategies to help you quit <ul><li>Keep yourself busy </li></ul><ul><li>If you are having trouble with the strategie...
Get involved in your community   Join an anti-smoking campaign                                 
 
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  1. 1. Smoking and Tobacco use
  2. 2. SMOKING <ul><li>Smoking is the act of inhaling ang </li></ul><ul><li>exhaling of the emissions of prepared </li></ul><ul><li>nicotine rich tobacco. </li></ul>
  3. 3. SOME REASON WHY PEOPLE SMOKE <ul><li>To satisfy their curiosity </li></ul><ul><li>Because of influence from their friends, relatives and peers </li></ul><ul><li>Their friends use tobacco and it is likely they will, too </li></ul><ul><li>It is hard to say no to friends who ask you to join in. </li></ul><ul><li>Once a person becomes addicted, it is difficult for him to stop smoking, even if they want to </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>Tobacco contains nicotine, which is an addictive or habit-forming drug. If the person starts to use nicotine, his body and mind will become used to it, hence, the body develops a need for the drug, to function comfortably. Many people continue smoking because they are already addicted. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Did you know? <ul><li>More than 1,000 people in the U.S. die each day from smoking-related illness </li></ul><ul><li>Smoking kills more people each year than AIDS, fires, car accidents, murders, suicides, alcohol and other drugs combined . </li></ul>
  6. 6. Why is tobacco so bad? <ul><li>Tobacco is toxic to your body. </li></ul><ul><li>Tobacco is addictive. Once you start using it your body starts needing it. </li></ul><ul><li>Tobacco can kill you! </li></ul><ul><li>Each time you smoke a cigarette you are taking away 5 to 20 minutes of your life. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Harmful chemicals in Tobacco <ul><li>1. Nicotine is an addictive substance and is one of the strongest poisons known. It enters the lungs where it is absorbed into the blood and affects the brain with a few minutes. It exerts its effects on the heart by raising heart pressure and heart rate. </li></ul>
  8. 8. <ul><li>2. Tar is a dark and sticky substance produced when tobacco or cigarettes are burned. Tar is known to be cancer-causing (carcinogenic). It stains the fingers, teeth and tongue. When tar is inhaled it sticks and covers thetiny hairs on the lungs, which can lead to lung cancer, emphysema and chronic bronchitis. </li></ul>
  9. 9. Other components of Cigarettes <ul><li>Formaldehyde - a very poisonous liquid and has been found to cause cancer. </li></ul><ul><li>Benzene- a carcinogenic solvent used in fuel and in the manufacturing of chemicals </li></ul><ul><li>Arsenic- ingredient in rodenticide products </li></ul>
  10. 10. <ul><li>3. Carbon Monoxide is the poisonous chemical gas released from burning cigarettes. It impairs the capacity of the blood to supply the adequate amount of oxygen to the vital organs of the body. </li></ul>
  11. 11. Other components of Cigarettes <ul><li>4. Ammonia- a chemical present in cleaning fluids </li></ul><ul><li>5. Acetone – a corrosive liquid solvent found in nail polish remover </li></ul><ul><li>6. Calcium- a poisonous chemical present in batteries </li></ul><ul><li>7. Hydrogen cyanide- a deadly poison used as pesticides. </li></ul>
  12. 12. Problems that might result from tobacco Use <ul><li>Bad breath. Tobacco causes persistent bad breath or halitosis </li></ul><ul><li>Stained teeth and fingers. People who often use cigarettes may have discoloration of teeth and fingers. </li></ul><ul><li>Poor complexion. Smokers often appear pale and have unhealthy skin. Smoking it restricts blood vessels, which can prevent the oxygen and nutrients from getting to the skin. </li></ul>
  13. 13. Problems that might result from tobacco Use <ul><li>Smelly clothes and hair. The odor of smoke from cigarettes tends to linger, not only on a person’s clothing but also on their hair. </li></ul><ul><li>Release athletic performance. People who smoke have difficulty in keeping up with friends when playing sports. </li></ul><ul><li>Increased risk of illness. Tobacco dull taste buds, decrease appetite, and destroys vitamins in the body, therefore the bodies of smokers lack the nutrients to fight of illnesses. </li></ul>
  14. 14. Long term smoking problems <ul><li>Nicotine addiction </li></ul><ul><li>Coronary artery disease </li></ul><ul><li>Heart disease </li></ul><ul><li>Hardening of the arteries and complications due to blocked arteries </li></ul><ul><li>Stroke </li></ul><ul><li>Peptic ulcer </li></ul><ul><li>Lung diseases </li></ul><ul><li>Diseases of the oral cavity </li></ul><ul><li>Delayed wound healing </li></ul>
  15. 15. Why do people smoke and chew? <ul><li>Advertisements make it look attractive </li></ul><ul><li>Peer pressure </li></ul><ul><li>Some people think it helps with weight control </li></ul><ul><li>Some people think it helps reduce stress </li></ul><ul><li>Their parents do it </li></ul><ul><li>Rebellion </li></ul>
  16. 16. Smoking is expensive! <ul><li>If a pack of cigarettes is about $4/pack then it would cost you about $1,500/year. </li></ul><ul><li>Think of how many CD’s, clothes, movie tickets you could buy with that money. </li></ul>
  17. 17. Tobacco Ads <ul><li>Advertisements make tobacco use look hip, cool, and glamorous. </li></ul>
  18. 18. Don’t Be Fooled! <ul><li>Each year tobacco advertisers spend big bucks to push their products. </li></ul><ul><li>Current tobacco ads target women, minorities, and teens. </li></ul><ul><li>They associate cigarettes and tobacco with popular themes such as success, popularity, glamour, risk-taking. </li></ul>
  19. 19. Take a look at how unrealistic ads are <ul><li>How long will that woman have beautiful skin and gorgeous teeth if she keeps smoking? </li></ul>
  20. 20. <ul><li>Are you really more of a man if you smoke? What girl is going to kiss you with that stinky breath? </li></ul>
  21. 21. The Real Story <ul><li>Janet Sackman, Lucky Strike’s former cover girl, has had her larynx removed due to throat cancer. </li></ul><ul><li>Wayne Mclaren, former Marlboro Man, has died of lung cancer. </li></ul><ul><li>David Goerlite, a former Winston man has suffered a stroke. </li></ul><ul><li>David Millar, another former Marlboro Man has died from emphysema. </li></ul><ul><li>All of the models smoked the products </li></ul><ul><li>they promoted. </li></ul>
  22. 22. Rick Bender was a Major League baseball player who lost half of his face due to chewing tobacco.
  23. 23. What the ads should really say
  24. 25.                                                   
  25. 27. Reality check This is what smokers really look like
  26. 29. Is this attractive?
  27. 30. Effects of smoking and tobacco
  28. 31. http://www.smokingstinks-aaco.org/horrors.html
  29. 34. I’m young. This stuff won’t happen to me for a long time. <ul><li>You may think that you are young and these problems only occur when you get old, but it all starts when you start smoking. You are probably already feeling the effects. </li></ul><ul><li>Teen smokers have a harder time competing in sports because of shortness of breath, decreased circulation, and rapid heart rate. </li></ul><ul><li>Smokers are more likely to miss a “big game” because they get sick more often with colds, flu, bronchitis, and pneumonia. </li></ul>
  30. 35. Not Impressed? <ul><li>Think about the more immediate effects: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Bad breath </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Yellow teeth </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Stinky clothes </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Sniff a dirty ashtray to see what a smoker really smells like to non-smokers. </li></ul>
  31. 36. Staying or Becoming Smoke-Free <ul><li>Tobacco ads may make you feel like everyone is doing it but they are not. </li></ul><ul><li>Only about 28% of high school students smoke. </li></ul><ul><li>That means about three out of every four don’t smoke. </li></ul>
  32. 37. How can I quit? <ul><li>First give yourself a pat on the back for wanting to quit. That is the first step. </li></ul><ul><li>Quitting is not easy, remember nicotine is addictive. </li></ul><ul><li>You can do it if you set your mind to it! </li></ul>
  33. 38. Strategies to help you quit <ul><li>Get support : ask your parents or friends. If they smoke and are not interested then find a support group in person or online. </li></ul><ul><li>Set a quit date : Mark it on your calendar and tell your friends and family. </li></ul><ul><li>Throw away your cigarettes and chew - ALL of it. Get rid of the ashtrays and lighters too. </li></ul><ul><li>Wash all your clothes . Get rid of the cigarette smell. </li></ul><ul><li>Think about triggers : </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Avoid those situations </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Substitute something else for cigarettes </li></ul></ul>
  34. 39. Physical symptoms you may have after quitting <ul><li>Headaches or stomachaches </li></ul><ul><li>Crabbiness, jumpiness, depression </li></ul><ul><li>Lack of energy </li></ul><ul><li>Dry mouth or sore throat </li></ul><ul><li>Desire to pig out </li></ul><ul><li>The symptoms will pass so be patient and don’t sneak a smoke or a chew or you will have to deal with the symptoms longer. </li></ul>
  35. 40. More strategies to help you quit <ul><li>Keep yourself busy </li></ul><ul><li>If you are having trouble with the strategies you may need to talk to a doctor who can give you some suggestions. </li></ul><ul><li>Don’t give up! </li></ul><ul><li>Reward yourself. Use the money that you would have used to buy cigarettes to buy yourself something special. </li></ul>
  36. 41. Get involved in your community Join an anti-smoking campaign                                 

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