Nicotine Addiction

Tobacco is a plant that contains nicotine. Nicotine stimulates the brain (it takes seven seconds to reach the brain), and is highly addictive.

Did you Know it?

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), smoking causes five million deaths each year, worldwide. That’s 13,500 people a day; one person every 6.5 seconds !

What to Tell Children (book excerpt)

Firmly refuse any offer from a friend to try a cigarette or tobacco.
Be careful, smoking using the trendy oriental water pipe can be more toxic and dangerous than a cigarette.
Do not breathe in and stay away from secondhand smoke. Secondhand smoke causes asthma, bronchitis, rhinopharyngitis, scratchy and irritated throat, eyes, and nose.


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