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1

what is nicotine

an addictive drug found in tobacco leafs

2

what is a carcinogen

a cancer-causing substance

3

what is leukoplakia

thick, white leather patches on sides of mouth (usually from smokeless tobacco)

4

what effects do tar and carbon minoxide have on the body

bad breath & lung infections

5

3 health risks associated with secondhand smoke

eye irritation, headaches/coughing, susceptible to more cancers and diseases

6

4 problems babies w smoking mothers are at risk of

small fetal growth, stillbirth, nicotine transferred into breastmilk, 2x risk of develiping infections and diseases

7

what are 2 nicotine substitutes

nicotine gum, nicotine patches