Let’s Support the Smoking Ban
What is smoking ban?
What is second hand smoke?
Why must we support smoking ban?
The Effects of Second Hand Smoke
Health Hazardous Cigarette Contents
Howserious is second hand smoke
and what can we do?
Definition of Smoking Ban
Designated smoking areas at the
The prohibition of smoking
cigarettes inside home or building
premises where children and non
smoking individuals could possibly
inhale the smoke unvoluntarily.
A.K.A. Environmental Tobacco Smoke (ETS)
Mixture of smoke given off by the burning end
of a cigarette, pipe, or cigar & the smoke
exhaled from the lungs of smokers.
Involuntarily inhaled by non-smokers, lingers
in the air hours after cigarettes have been
I am for the smoking ban 100%
Why must we support
It’s EVERYBODYS air!!
Contents of a Cigarette
Contain over 4,000 chemicals
43 known carcinogenic compounds & 400 other toxins
also known as additives.
Cadmium: Linked to lung and prostate cancer
Formaldehyde: Linked to lung cancer
Benzene: Linked to leukemia
Why must we support
Cigarette: Harmful Not Only To Smokers
Cigarette smoking is our nations #1 cause of
Every eight seconds, one dies from tobacco use.
States spend $78.1 millions on tobacco prevention
Smokers Lung- 1 pack a day for 20 years.
Anti-Smoking AD- Secondhand Smoke
Many children, men and women are
affected by second hand smoke
From 2000-2004 at least 443,000
people in the U.S. died prematurely
each year as a result of smoking and
exposure to secondhand smoke up
from 438,000 deaths in 1997-2001.
The American Lung Association
Extent of Secondhand Smoke
21 million children live in homes where
residents or visitors smoke in the home on a
Causes just under 50,000 deaths in adult non-
smokers in the U.S. each year.
3,400 from lung cancer
22,700-69,600 from heart disease.
American Lung Association.
Cigarette Smoking Video
Why must we care?
Causes diseases and premature death in
children and adults who don’t smoke.
Secondhand smoke spread hundreds of
carcinogenic chemicals such as vinyl
chloride & hydrogen cyanide.
What’s in a cigarette?
3 Most Harmful
Can be smoked,
chewed, or sniffed.
Tar-Rests in lungs.
States With States Without
AL LA OR IN
AK ME RI IA
AZ MD SD KY
AR MA TN MI
CA MN UT MS
CO MT VT MO
CT NV WA NE
DE NH WI NC
D.C. NJ PA SC
FL NM TX
GA NY VA
HI ND WV
ID OH WY
1. The Fight Against Big Tobacco, Mark Wolfson, 2001
2. Smoking Bans, David L. Hudson Jr. 2004
3. Smoking Who Has the Right, Jeffrey A. Schaler & Magda e.
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