Flashcards in Smoking cessation Deck (13):
How many known carcinogens are in cigarette smoke?
List some carcinogens found in cigarette smoke
What is the average loss of life in years in smokers?
List some cancers linked to smoking
List some illnesses linked to smoking
Type II DM
Peptic ulcers, UC, CD
What is the nicotine hit of a E-cig compared to a cigarette?
What are E-cigarettes?
Battery powered vaporisers of a solution of nicotine and propylene glycol/polyethlene glycol. Lacks 69 carcinogens of cigarettes
What proportion of pregnant women smoke?
What are the effects of smoking on pregnancy?
1/3 increased risk of miscarriage, stillbirth and neonatal death
What are the societal costs of smoking?
Loss of productivity
Passive smoking effects
Describe what is involved in standardised packaging, introduced in May 2016
ban on distinguishable flavours
min pack size = 20
limits on tar, nicotine and CO
Banned use of "mild" or "ultra smooth"
Describe the tobacco regulation initiated by WHO
No smoking in hotels
Only in designated rooms in homes/prisons
Places not substantially enclosed
Tackle smuggling and increase tax
UK "duty paid" labels in UK on legit products