Click the cards below to view the facts about tobacco.
It Affects Everything!
Smoking leads to disease and disability and harms nearly every organ of the body.
It Can Be Prevented!
Smoking is the leading cause of Preventable Death.
Wait! How Much Money?
The tobacco industry spends billions of dollars each year on marketing cigarettes.
It Causes What!
Smoking causes cancer, heart disease, stroke, lung diseases, diabetes, and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), which includes emphysema and chronic bronchitis.
Can You Live With It?
For every person who dies because of smoking, at least 30 people live with a serious smoking-related illness.
How Much Time Do I Have Left?
On average, smokers die 10 years earlier than nonsmokers.
It want hurt me! Will it?
Yes! Secondhand Smoke hurts!
Since 1964, approximately 2,500,000 nonsmokers have died from health problems caused by exposure to secondhand smoke.
Is Smokeless Better?
Smokeless tobacco is associated with many health problems. Using smokeless tobacco can lead to nicotine addiction and causes cancer of the mouth, esophagus and pancreas.