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addiction
a physiological or psychological dependence on a substance or activity
NICOTINE!
nicotine
the addictive drug in cigarettes
stimulant
a drug that increases the action of the central nervous system, the heart, and other organs
tar
thick, sticky, dark fluid produced when tobacco burns
think of the stuff outside the SLCC
carcinogens
cancer causing substances
carbon monoxide
a colorless, oderless, poisionous gas in cigarette smoke that passes through the lungs into the blood
smokeless tobacco
tobacco that is sniffed through the nose or chewed
...like baseball players
leukoplakia
thickened, white leathery appearing spots on the inside of the mouth
this is really gross...
passive smoke
smoke that is inhaled by non smokers
mainstream smoke
smoke that smokers blow off
sidestream smoke
smoke from burning tobacco
chronic bronchitis
condition in which the bronchi are irritated. the tar from cigarette smoke build up, which results in chronic coughing and mucus
:(
emphysema
destruction of the tiny air sacks in the lungs. it becomes harder to breathe
:(
lung cancer
directly linked to smoking!
:(
Why do teens smoke?
-insecurinty
- peer preasure
- to feel more mature
- brands are associated with good looking models
- they think that they can stop anytime
- short term stimulant effects
- family memeber do it
- have something to handle or hold
NEED TO KNOW THIS STUFF FO SHO!
What is in a cigarette??
43 chemicals known to cause cancer
* mercury
* lead
* Acetone
*ammonia
* butane
THIS IS IMPORTANT..SO I NEED TO LEARN THIS AND NOT TRY TO CHEAT WITH HINTS!
What type of drug is tobacco?
S T I M U L A N T
What are the main chemicals in cigarretes/tobacco?
tar

nicotine


carbon monoxide
negative short term affects of smokeless tobacco-->
bad breath, mouth sores, more salaivia, increase heart rate, oncrease adredaline, and blood preassure, tooth discoloration
negative long term affects of smokeless tobacco -->
tooth abarsion, gum recession, increase tooth decay, nnicotine dependence, unhealthy eating habits, oral cancer, leukoplakia
other health diseases with smokers
Heart disease
bronchitis
stroke
asthma
cataracts
effects on the non smoker
lung diease
asthma attack
repritory problems
heart disease
bone thinning
effects on baby with a smokin mamma
low birth wieght
respritory infections
small fetal growth
increase chance of
stillbirths