• TOBACCO VOCABULARY

     NICOTINE

     TOBACCO

     SMOKELESS TOBACCO

     CARCINOGEN

     TAR

     CARBON MONOXIDE

     ASTHMA

     EMPHYSEMA

     SIDESTREAM SMOKE

     MAINSTREAM SMOKE

     LEUKOPLAKIA

     
     
    TOBACCO NOTES

     

    NICOTINE- STIMULANT DRUG FOUND IN ALL TOBACCO PRODUCTS

     

    STIMULANT- DRUG THAT SPEEDS UP THE ACTIONS OF THE CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM

     

    NICOTINE: -SPEEDS UP BODY                

                            SYSTEMS

    -       NARROWS BLOOD VESSELS

    -      IS VERY ADDICTIVE

     

    TOBACCO- PLANT THAT CONTAINS NICOTINE; NATURALLY OCCURING

     

    FORMS OF TOBACCO      
    CIGARETTES
    CIGARS
    SNUFF
    CHEWING TOBACCO
    DIP
    PIPE TOBACCO

     

    SMOKING IN TEENS

    - In US, 6,000 teens try smoking, 3,000 become regular smokers

     

    -1/3 of all deaths are smoke-related

     

    -2.6 million packs of cigarettes are sold illegally to minors

     

     

     

    SMOKING TERMS

     
    CARCINOGEN- CHEMICAL KNOWN TO CAUSE CANCER (43 IN CIG)

     

    TAR- DARK, STICKY THICK FLUID THAT IS PRODUCED WHEN TOBACCO BURNS (BROWN)

     

    CARBON MONOXIDE- ODORLESS, TASTELESS GAS THAT COMES FROM BURNING TOBACCO

     

    ASTHMA- BREATHING DIFFICULTY CAUSED BY SECOND HAND SMOKE

     

    CHRONIC BRONCHITIS- CONDITION WHERE BRONCHI BECOME SWOLLEN AND CLOGGED

     

    EMPHYSEMA- SERIOUS BREATHING DISORDER WHERE AIR SACS LOSE THEIR ABILITY TO HOLD OXYGEN

    ·                 CIG SMOKING- #1 CAUSE OF HOUSE FIRES

     

    SIDESTREAM SMOKE- SMOKE ENTERS AIR FROM A BURNING CIG,CIGAR, OR PIPE(2ND HAND)

     

    MAINSTREAM SMOKE- SMOKE THAT IS ENHALED INTO SMOKERS MOUTH AND LUNGS

     

    SMOKELESS TOBACCO- TOBACCO THAT IS SNIFFED OR CHEWED BUT NOT SMOKED

     

    LEUKOPLAKIA- ABNORMAL CELLS IN THE MOUTH THAT APPEAR WHITE(SMOKELESS TOB. USER ONLY)

     

    MOUTH OR ORAL CANCER (SMOKELESS)

    LUNG CANCER (SMOKING)