Published On: Fri, Sep 10th, 2010

Smoking trivia

 

Smoking Trivia

Smoking Trivia

 

Smoking Trivia … Tobacco Trivia

By Nathan Batalion, PhD, Naturopath, Triathlete

400,000 Amercians der year dead
  • Every10 seconds someone dies due to smoking tobacco products. Tobacco kills more Americans than alcohol, cocaine, crack, heroin, homicide, suicide, car accidents, fire and AIDS combined.
  • Tobacco is the only products known to be LETHAL when used as the manufacturer intends.
  • Cigarettes form the leading cause of fire deaths.
  • The American Association of Poison Control Centers receives reports of poisoning each year in children eating tobacco products.
  • Smokers pay nearly double as much for life insurance and will have about a 13 – 14 year shorter life span.
  • Tobacco companies produce a pack at about 5-10 cents and sell them for much more.
Animals suffer from tobacco smoke
  • A study found that dogs in smoking households had a 60 percent greater risk of lung cancer.
  • A study discovered that cats whose owners smoked were 3X more likely to develop lymphoma, a frequently gotten feline cancer.
Animals suffer from tobacco smoke
  • There are nearly a hundred different carcinogens in cigarettes.
  • Tobacco smoke contains at least 4,000 different chemicals including highly toxic cyanide, arsenic, and formaldehyde.
  • Cigarette butts take approximately a quarter of a century to decompose.
  • Cigarette butts form a major source of litter and pollution
  • Tobacco company executives don’t generally smoke. They leave smoking to “the young, the poor and the stupid,” as R.J. Reynolds executives once told one of their Winston models.

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