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  • Smokers Use Tobacco
    860 words
    In the world today, Nicotine is one of the most frequently used addictive drugs. The impact it has on society is like no other. It is one of more than 4,000 chemicals found in the smoke of tobacco products such as cigarettes, cigars, and pipes. This addictive drug is the primary component in tobacco that acts on the brain. Tobacco can be found two ways, it can be dried brown leaves of various sizes or it can be a grown form of tobacco. When extracted from the leaves, nicotine is colorless, but q...
  • Increased Use Of Smokeless Tobacco Among People
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    Smokeless TobaccoA Rising Trend with Today's Youth By July 3, 2001 Abstract The consumption of tobacco is probably the most harmful thing you can do to your body and health. Most people that consume tobacco do so in the form of a cigarette, but lately there has been another form of tobacco that is cause for concern among younger age groups: smokeless tobacco. Smokeless tobacco contains the same addictive nicotine found in a cigarette but it is chewed rather than smoked. The tobacco or plug sold ...
  • Information To Canadians About The Tobacco Products
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    Thank you for your warm welcome. Good afternoon. David, thank you for your introduction. To David, Dr. Cynthia C allard and all the others in the organization known as Physicians for a Smoke-Free Canada, thank you for having invited me to be part of this day. Also, thank you for giving me this opportunity to speak with you about our common commitment against smoking. And let me also say how much I admire the work that has been done by the members of the Physicians for a Smoke-Free Canada. As Dav...
  • Tobacco Smoke
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    Tobacco is a plant grown for its leaves that are smoked, chewed, or sniffed for a variety of effects. It is considered an addictive substance because it contains the chemical nicotine. The tobacco plant is believed to have originated in the Western Hemisphere. The cultivated species most often grown for North American and European tobacco products is Nicotine Taba cum. The leaves of the plant are prepared for smoking, chewing, or sniffing. In addition nicotine tobacco contains over 45 carcinogen...
  • Individual With Nicotine Use Disorder Attempts
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    My presentation is on Nicotine Use Disorder. It falls under substance related disorders in the DSM IV and is defined as, "The disorders related to the taking of a drug of abuse (Including Alcohol), to the side effects of a medication and to toxin exposure". Let me first start with a brief introduction of smoking (the number one nicotine related killer) and some statistical data retrieved from the US Centers For Disease Control. Tobacco smoking is the number one cause of reversible mortalities in...
  • Tobacco Products Pipes And Cigars
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    Pipes and Cigars The 1991 edition of The World Book Encyclopedia defines a cigar exactly as follows "Cigar is a tight roll of dried tobacco used for smoking. Cigars range in size from short, slim cigarillos to long, slender panatelas and large, fat coronas. The majority of cigars are made by machines, but the more expensive ones are hand-rolled. Most cigars consist of three parts and three types of tobaccos. Folded filler tobacco leaves make up most of the body of a cigar. The filler is held tog...
  • Smokeless Tobacco And The Many Health
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    Smokeless Tobacco General Purpose: To inform Specific Purpose: At the end of my speech, the audience will know about smokeless tobacco and the risks involved with using smokeless tobacco products. Central Idea: Smokeless tobacco poses many threats to the health of its users. Introduction: Using smokeless tobacco is nothing to smile about. It's a habit that can ruin your health and your life. It's as addictive as cigarettes and twice as dangerous. And there's a very good chance you will get cance...
  • Minor Effects Of Tobacco Use
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    Brandon Turn bow June 14, 2000 Essay #3 Final Tobacco Use Sucks By now, almost everyone knows that smoking and other tobacco use causes cancer. But did you know its also the number one cause of heart disease and emphysema, too When you smoke tobacco, the effects on your body are immediate. Your pulse increases. Breathing becomes faster and more shallow. Circulation begins to drop. Poisonous compounds like carbon monoxide, hydrogen cyanide and ammonia gas enter your bloodstream. Meanwhile, nicoti...
  • Planting Of Tobacco In Virginia
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    Each decision or event that happened in history has had significant consequences, whether the repercussions are large or small. Without some of these, much of the world as we know it would not be the same. When England began to enclose its farmlands, the world was in for a big change. An excess population sprung up in the cities, causing over-crowding. A middle class was started: the aristocracy, the farmers that were kicked out of their homes and had moved into the city, and merchants. Many of ...
  • Tobacco Smoke
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    Tobacco Use: Should it be Legal or Illegal? Each year hundreds of American dollars are wasted on tobacco products. Although smoking tobacco is a proven killer, congress still allows it to be legal. Illegal drugs such as cocaine, heroin, marijuana, and crack, kill millions of people worldwide a year. Whereas "Over 400,000 Americans alone die each year from the use of tobacco", (Harmful) and yet we still allow this drug to be legal. If congress says that certain drugs shall be illegal, then the us...
  • Sugarless Gum As An Alternative To Tobacco
    561 words
    The Behavior Changes Behavior Changes The health behavior that I would like to change is the usage of smokeless tobacco. I need to stop using tobacco, so I can have nice teeth and try to avoid getting cancer. My personal goal is to either use it very, very minimal, or quit completely. If I can accomplish this goal, then I will have clean teeth and more money. 1. Alice. (July 30, 1998).? Alcohol, Nicotine, and Other Drugs.? (Oct. 22, 2000). web / This site gives many good tips on how to quit chew...

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