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Everyday in Great Britain about 450 children start smoking, 1 in 4 who turn into regular smokers by the age of 15. Would you want your child to become addicted to smoking?
Cigarettes smoke contains over 4,800 chemicals and 69 are known to cause cancer. So why do people smoke?
Why is smoking so harmful?
1. Nicotine: is a highly addictive drug which stimulates the nervous system. It also for a certain amount of time improves alertness, memory and much more.
2. Tar: is a Sticky substance contains many toxic chemicals and causes cancer.
3. Carbon monoxide: is a Poisonous gas which reduces amount of oxygen blood can carry. Sometimes leaving you breathless.
Fact 30% of all cancer deaths are because of smoking.
Smoking kills almost 6 times as:
* road accidents,
* man slaughter,
* And HIV put together.
The number of smoke related deaths is also equivalent to a jumbo jet crashing everyday of the year!
* That is about 330 people each day.
* 120 thousand
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