1-What is Smoking ?
2- Smoking Symptoms.
3- Smoking Diseases.
4-Why Teenagers smoke?
5- Global Statistics for Smoking (adults).
6-Ways to quit smoking without therapy.
7-Smoking Kills (video).
What is Smoking?
Smoking is a practice in which a substance, most
commonly tobacco, is burned and the smoke is
Chemicals in Cigarettes: Nicotine, Formaldehyde, Tar,
Carbon Monoxide and Ammonia.
If you smoke, you‟ll probably get Nicotine addiction.
Nicotine is a highly addictive substance.
Nicotine is defined as poisonous, oily, pale yellow
substance and turns brown when in contact with
It can be used as a insecticide. Nicotine
Cancer: Smokers are more likely to get cancer;
cancer of the lungs, throat, gullet and mouth.
It is approximated that 90% of lung cancer cases are
associated with smoking.
Cardiovascular Diseases: These are diseases of the
heart, the blood vessels, including veins and arteries.
Nicotine increases the cholesterol levels in the blood,
these cholesterol and other fats are deposited in the
arteries. The arteries therefore become rigid, narrow
Pregnancy: It heightens the risk of miscarriage,
complications such as bleeding, premature birth. And
after the baby is born, it has low birth weight.
Why teenagers smoke?
There are a variety of reasons.
1 out of 8 boys will say that smoking is “cool”.
2 out of 8 girls will say that smoking will keep them
Others start because their friends smoke and
influence them to smoke.
Most of them smoke because it „relieves stress‟.
Statistics show that 9 out of 10 tobacco users start
smoking before they reach 18.
Global Statistics for Smoking
A third of the global male adult population smokes.
Smoking-related disease kills one in ten adults
globally, or cause 4 million deaths. If trend continues,
1 in 6 people will die in 2030.
Every 8 seconds, 1 person dies from tobacco use.
Smoking is on the rise on the developing world, but
decreasing in developed countries.
1.5 billion cigarettes are sold daily.
12 times more British people died because of smoking
than in WWII.
The Western Pacific (East Asia & Pacific) has the
highest number of men smoking.
(2/3) of tobacco markets is controlled by Britain,
America and Japan.
Ways to quit smoking without
Put it in writing. Write down what are the good
things about quitting smoking.
Get Support. You‟re not alone. Family and friends
can help you quit.
Throw away ALL your cigarettes. It‟s very
tempting to smoke when your cigarettes are still
Wash all of your clothes. To get rid of the
Substitute something else for cigarettes.
Chew gum, suck a lollipop or a candy.
Keep yourself busy. It helps because if you‟re busy
you won‟t crave cigarettes that much.
If a slip-up happens, don’t give up! ! Major changes
sometimes have false starts. If you're like many
people, you may quit successfully for weeks or even
months and then suddenly have a craving that's so
strong you feel like you have to give in.
Think of the slip up as a mistake. You can continue
trying to quit.
Remind yourself why you’ve quit and how well
you’ve done. Your family and friends are there to
Reward yourself. With all of that money, buy
something else instead of cigarettes.
Please stop Smoking Before it