IT'S A FACT:
NICOTINE

IT'S A FACT:

NICOTINE

Smokers become addicted to nicotine, a drug that is found naturally in tobacco.

IT'S A FACT:
USA

IT'S A FACT:

USA

More people in the United States are addicted to nicotine than to any other drug.

IT'S A FACT
ADDICTION

IT'S A FACT: ADDICTION

Research suggests that nicotine may be as addictive as heroin, cocaine, or alcohol.

IT'S A FACT:
DEATH

IT'S A FACT:

DEATH

More people die of tobacco related illness every year than alcohol, AIDS, drug use, murder and suicide combined

IT'S A FACT:
STRESS

IT'S A FACT:

STRESS

Smokers believe that smoking relieves stress, but actually smoking is a stimulant that raises heart rate, blood pressure, and pulse.

IT'S A FACT:
RISK

IT'S A FACT:

RISK

Smoking “light” or “low tar” cigarettes DOES NOT reduce your risk for tobacco related illness

IT'S A FACT:
E-CIG

IT'S A FACT:

E-CIG

E-cigarettes are not an approved smoking cessation device.
Most e-liquids contain nicotine

IT'S A FACT:
WOMEN

IT'S A FACT:

WOMEN

Women smokers have a harder time getting pregnant, and have more complications both during and after pregnancy.

IT'S A FACT
MEN

IT'S A FACT:

MEN

Smoking in men can lead to difficulty in achieving and maintaining an erection.

IT'S A FACT:
BABIES

IT'S A FACT:

BABIES

Babies exposed to second hand smoke breathe in more smoke than adults because their lungs are smaller and work faster.

IT'S A FACT:
2ND HAND

IT'S A FACT:

2ND HAND

There is no risk-free level of exposure to secondhand smoke.

 

IT'S A FACT:
NON-SMOKERS

IT'S A FACT:

NON-SMOKERS

Since 1964, 2.5 million deaths have occurred among nonsmokers who died from diseases caused by secondhand smoke exposure.

IT'S A FACT:
DISEASE

IT'S A FACT:

DISEASE

Secondhand smoke causes heart disease, lung cancer, and stroke in adults, and can cause a number of health problems in infants and children, including; More severe asthma attacks, Respiratory infections, Ear infections, and Sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS)

IT'S A FACT
JERSEY

IT'S A FACT:

JERSEY

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