Smoking Facts – What’s the Deal with Smoking?
Most people try to quit smoking seven times before they succeed.
Smoking is an addiction because of Nicotine a cancer-causing addictive drug.
Cigarettes are considered “Nicotine delivery” products by Tobacco companies. That’s what they called cigarettes in secret research papers offered to a US Congressional investigation on Tobacco.
Cigarette companies load each regular cigarette with over 20x the Nicotine needed to keep you addicted.
Pack a Day Smokers Spend Over $1,500.00 a Year on “Cheap” Cigarettes.
Smoking related diseases include Heart disease.
Second-Hand smoke accounts for approx. 300,000 cases of bronchitis and pneumonia in Infants under 18 months each year.
Children of smokers are 2x more likely to smoke.
More U.S. Men (23.4%) smoke than Women (18.5%).
There are about 44.5 million smokers in the U.S. or 20.9% of all Americans.
Smoking declined 40% from 1965 to 1990 but since 1990 it has remained the same.