The impact of Tobacco
How does it affect our health?
There are over 4,000 chemicals in one cigareette. In which 69 are proven to cause cancer.
A substance capable of causing cancer in living tissue
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, involving constriction of the airways and difficulty or discomfort in breathing.
a form of bronchitis characterized by excess production of sputum leading to a chronic cough and obstruction of air flow.
A condition in which the air sacs of the lungs are damaged and enlarged, causing breathlessness.
SECOND HAND SMOKING STATS
About 3,400 lung cancer deaths in non-smoking adults
SHS causes lung cancer in people who have never smoked. Even brief exposure can damage cells in ways that set the cancer process in motion.On average, children are exposed to more SHS than non-smoking adults.
70% of smokers want to quit!!