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16 million
Americans are currently living with tobacco-related diseases.

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. The Health Consequences of Smoking—50 Years of Progress: A Report of the Surgeon General. Atlanta: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Office on Smoking and Health, 2014 [accessed 2014 Apr 24].

16 million
Americans are currently living with tobacco-related diseases.

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. The Health Consequences of Smoking—50 Years of Progress: A Report of the Surgeon General. Atlanta: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Office on Smoking and Health, 2014 [accessed 2014 Apr 24].

Cigarettes can cause at least 12 types of cancers.

SOURCE: Henley SJ, Thomas CC, Sharapova SR, et al. Vital Signs: Disparities in Tobacco-Related Cancer Incidence and Mortality — United States, 2004–2013. MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep 2016;65:1212–1218. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.15585/mmwr.mm6544a3

Cigarettes can cause at least 12 types of cancers.

SOURCE: Henley SJ, Thomas CC, Sharapova SR, et al. Vital Signs: Disparities in Tobacco-Related Cancer Incidence and Mortality — United States, 2004–2013. MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep 2016;65:1212–1218. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.15585/mmwr.mm6544a3

Smoking affects your physical performance.

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Preventing Tobacco Use Among Youth and Young Adults: A Report of the Surgeon General. Atlanta, GA: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Office on Smoking and Health, 2012.

Smoking Alters Brain Chemistry & Development.

SOURCE: “Health Effects: Brain.” Smokefree Teen. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, n.d. Web.

Smoking Alters Brain Chemistry & Development.

SOURCE: “Health Effects: Brain.” Smokefree Teen. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, n.d. Web.

Tobacco damages your vital organs.

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. The Health Consequences of Smoking—50 Years of Progress: A Report of the Surgeon General. Atlanta: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Office on Smoking and Health, 2014.

Tobacco damages your vital organs.

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. The Health Consequences of Smoking—50 Years of Progress: A Report of the Surgeon General. Atlanta: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Office on Smoking and Health, 2014.

Cigarette smoke can cause cancer in dogs and cats.

SOURCE: Oklahoma State University. (2007, September 3). Secondhand Smoke Is A Health Threat To Pets. ScienceDaily. Retrieved January 31, 2018 from www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2007/08/070831123420.htm

Cigarettes affect the planet too. 1.69 billion pounds of cigarettes are littered worldwide each year.

SOURCE: Novotny, Thomas E. et al. “Cigarettes Butts and the Case for an Environmental Policy on Hazardous Cigarette Waste.” International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health 6.5 (2009): 1691–1705. PMC. [accessed 2017 July 7].

Smoking can lead to a hole in your throat. AKA Tracheotomy.

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. (2014). The Health Consequences of Smoking —50 Years of Progress: A Report of the Surgeon General. Atlanta, GA: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Office on Smoking and Health.

Smoking can lead to a hole in your throat. AKA Tracheotomy.

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. (2014). The Health Consequences of Smoking —50 Years of Progress: A Report of the Surgeon General. Atlanta, GA: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Office on Smoking and Health.

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Smoking makes you age faster.

SOURCE: Oklahoma State University. (2007, September 3). Secondhand Smoke Is A Health Threat To Pets. ScienceDaily. Retrieved January 31, 2018 from www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2007/08/070831123420.htm

EVERY CIGARETTE YOU SMOKE REDUCES YOUR LIFE EXPECTANCY BY HOW LONG?

SOURCE: Shaw, Mary, Richard Mitchell, and Danny Dorling. "Time for a Smoke? One Cigarette Reduces Your Life by 11 Minutes." BMJ : British Medical Journal. British Medical Journal, 2000. Web. 30 June 2016.

For years, Big Tobacco denied the effects of smoking.

Watch how they did it.

SOURCE: TRANSCRIPT. APRIL 24, 2000 (200000424). 1:00-2:00 PM. NPR. TALK OF THE NATION. https://www.industrydocumentslibrary.ucsf.edu/tobacco/docs/rkvy0052 ... it was just company policy," unquote. Sullivan remembers someone asking who exactly the young people were that RL7R was targeting, junior high school kids or even younger, the reply was, quote, "They got lips; we want them,, unquote. pg nbr 16 llA'.S1 IIdEG MONITORING SERVICES OF AMERICA, INC Fagm n I ...Document Date : 2000 April 24 Case : US RESEARCH AND MANUFACTURING DOCUMENT PRODUCTION; WILLARD BROWN 1RFP15; WILLARD BROWN 1RFP22; WILLARD

Smoking increases stress instead of relieving it.

SOURCE: “Does Cigarette Smoking Cause Stress?” Andy C. Parrott, Ph.D., University of East London, American Psychologist, Vol. 54, No. 10. Oct. 1999.

Smoking increases stress instead of relieving it.

SOURCE: “Does Cigarette Smoking Cause Stress?” Andy C. Parrott, Ph.D., University of East London, American Psychologist, Vol. 54, No. 10. Oct. 1999.

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