Smoking YUCK!

By: Maya Neuman

How many people die from smoking or get a disease:

443,000 people die from smoking commonly from cancer.  


•Tar" is the term used to describe the toxic chemicals found in cigarettes. The concentration of tar in a cigarette determines its rating:

•High-tar cigarettes contain at least 22 milligrams (mg) of tar

•Medium-tar cigarettes from 15 mg to 21 mg

•Low-tar cigarettes 7 mg or less of tar

What is inside a cigarette:

  • Cetic Acid (Corrosive to respiratory tract)
  • Acetone (used in nail polish removers.)
  • Ammonia. (Used in floor and toilet cleaners)
  • Arsenic (a poison)
  • Cadmium (Car battery Fluid)
  • Carbon Monoxide (interferes with the supply of oxygen in the blood to the rst of the body)
  • DT/ dielderon (Insecticides)
  • Ethanol (Alcohol)
  • Formalin (used in preserving human tissue and fabric)
  • Hexamine (used in explosive compounds)
  • Hydrogen Cyanide (Poison)
  • Methane (Petroleum Gas)
  • Naphthalene (used in moth balls)
  • Nicotine (Schedule 6 Poison)
  • Nitro Benzene (a petrol additive)
  • Phenols (used in disinfectants)
  • Stearic Acid (used in candle wax)
  • Toluene (Industrial solvent) •Vinyl Chloride (used in PVC)

What kind of diseases do you get from smoking:

1. Emphysema

2. Chronic Bronchitis3. Asthma
4. Chronic Heart Failure
5. Lung Cancer
6. Hypertension
7. Atherosclerosis
8. Kidney Cancer
9. Coronary thrombosis (heart attack)
10. Cerebral thrombosis (stroke)

There are some ways you can cure your disease. First stop it right away after you know you have a sickness. Second talk to your doctor and see what best fits for you. Third most people prefer surgery if they have lung cancer . Last if you really don’t want surgery ask to go to therapy or yoga something that is relaxing to keep your mind of smoking

How can you quit smoking:

·  Suck a lollipop to keep your mouth busy

·  Chew nicotine gum because it has no tar as in a regular cigarette

·  Get the cigarettes that you smoke vapor

·  Find a hobby that you like to do to raise your self -esteem

Is smoking BAD:

Smoking kills more people then drinking, car accidents, and cancer.

Why do people bother smoking if they know it is bad for them:

  • To look like they are big shoots especially teenagers
  • Once they try it they cant get that nicotine taste out of there head
  • If they are trying to loss weight, they just smoke to help them feel like they are eating
  • Deppresion
  • Lonleyness/Abundances  

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