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Flashcards in Tobacco Deck (19):
1

What are the 3 primary reasons why teens use tobacco

Friends, family, media

2

Cured and shredded tobacco leaves rolled in paper

Cigarettes

3

Tobacco wrapped in a leaf and tied with a string

Bidis

4

Ground clove that alter the flavor and numbs lungs

Kreteks

5

Less processed, usually contains more nicotine than cigarettes

Cigar/ pipe

6

Poor quality ground tobacco leaves mixed with flavoring, preservatives, and other chemicals

Chewing tobacco

7

Finely ground, powdered tobacco

Snuff

8

A very addictive chemical in tobacco plants

Nicotine

9

How is nicotine produced

Naturally

10

What makes tobacco continually appealing

It gives you a feeling of reward

11

True or false, nicotine is a stimulant

True

12

The area of the brain that produces feelings

Stimulants

13

How does nicotine work once in the blood

Increases the activity in the nervous system

14

Short term effects of nicotine

1. Increases heart rate
2. Blood pressure increased
3. Changes in the brain that may lead to addiction

15

Long term effects of nicotine

1. Addiction
2. Phychological dependence (coping, social life, etc)

16

Symptoms of nicotine withdrawal

1. Headaches
2. Irritability
3. Insomnia
4. In ability to concentrate
5. Intense cravings

17

List 5 other chemicals in tobacco smoke

1. Acetone
2. Tar
3. Propane
4. Carbon monoxide
5. Arsenic

18

How many Americans die from cigarette smoking each year

Over 400,000

19

How many people does second hand smoking cause each year?

About 53,800