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Tobacco

 English 1200 10/20/2012 “The” Tobacco Luxury, money, power, pure; these are the type of words that come to mind when one thinks of a cigar, another familiar word is usually Cuba. Cuban cigars contain the finest tobacco in the world and the numbers show for the communist economy as it generated four hundred million dollars last year for Cuba alone according to Money News. The United States which is the largest Cigar market in the world does not even sell Cuban cigars due to a fifty...

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tobacco

distribution, and reproduction The health effects of smoking are the circumstances, mechanisms, and factors of tobacco consumption on human health. Epidemiological research has been focused primarily on cigarette tobacco smoking,[1] which has been studied more extensively than any other form of consumption.[2] Tobacco is the single greatest cause of preventable death globally.[3] Tobacco use leads most commonly to diseases affecting the heart, liver and lungs, with smoking being a major risk factor...

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Tobacco

Contrary to popular social belief, it is NOT illegal to smoke tobacco products at any age. However, the SALE of tobacco products is highly regulated with legal legislation. Demographics Smokers by age "Each day, approximately 6,000 young persons try their first cigarette and approximately 3,000 become daily smokers." 12.8 percent middle school students reported using some form of tobacco (cigarettes, smokeless, cigars, pipes) in the past month. Current cigarette use among middle school students...

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Tobacco

2013 Why Tobacco Is Bad Cigarettes, cigars, and pipe tobacco are made from dried tobacco leaves, as well as ingredients added for flavor and to make smoking more pleasant. The smoke from these products is a complex mixture of chemicals produced by the burning of tobacco and its additives. The smoke is made up of more than 7,000 chemicals, including over 60 known to cause cancer (carcinogens). Some of these substances cause heart and lung diseases too, and all of them can be deadly. Tobacco smoke also...

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Tobacco

Tobacco -a preparation of the nicotine-rich leaves of an American plant, which are cured by a process of drying and fermentation for smoking or chewing. Shorts of smoking cigarettes: Irritation and inflammation of the stomach and intestines Increased risk of painful ulcers along the digestive tract Reduced ability to smell and taste Premature wrinkling of the skin Higher risk of blindness Gum disease (periodontitis) Long effects of smoking cigarettes : 1. Smelling like smoke There's no mistaking...

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tobacco tax

Tobacco tax: good for health, good for government finances Tobacco use kills over 5 million people each year and is the largest single preventable cause of premature death.1 Tobacco is very costly to society through high costs to treat tobacco-induced disease or through loss of productivity as a result of the premature deaths. But governments have a tool to combat the costs of tobacco use — tobacco taxation. Higher tobacco prices decrease consumption and encourage people to quit Increasing...

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Alcohol and Tobacco

Alcohol and tobacco use is becoming more common every day in our society. The media is continuously advertising tobacco companies and different brands of alcohol, while the government is continuously sending warning messages about the harm that alcohol and tobacco can cause. Tobacco can forever damage you’re your internal organs, while alcohol can cause major damage to your body as well as the people surrounding you. Although the public knows about the negative effects of these products, people still...

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Tobacco Cultivation in Pakistan

Tobacco cultivation in Pakistan Tobacco belongs to family Solonaceae and genus Nicotiana. It has four species but only two of them are cultivated around the globe. These include Nicotiana tabacum and Nicotiana rustica. Cultivated species of tobacco contains 36 or 48 chromosomes while 24 chromosomes are found in wilds species. It has terminal raceme inflorescence which may contain 150 flowers. Its seed is very small 2000-5000 seeds per 2-valved capsule. It is an annual plant with tap root system...

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Smokeless tobacco

Caudell English 9 Block 2 Research Paper 12/6/13 Smokeless Tobacco VS Cigarettes          Smokeless tobacco, also known as dip and chewing tobacco, is tobacco that you put in your lip. Most of the people that use smokeless tobacco start at a young age. Then you have cigarettes that are nearly twice as harmful to your body. The smoking of tobacco gives you a better chance at getting cancer in your lungs and mouth. That is why smokeless tobacco is not a safe alternative but safer that smoking.         ...

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TOBACCO DAMAGES

Creating awareness about tobacco related issues among school children Developed by, Institute of Public Health For, District Anti Tobacco Cell, Bangalore-Karnataka Bangalore- National Tobacco Control Programme Ministry of Health and Family Welfare Dept. of Health and Family Welfare, Karnataka Design and compilation: Dr. Upendra Bhojani, Faculty, IPH Tobacco: Origin and Types Tobacco: Origin and Types • Tobacco was not an Indian thing! In 1498, when Portuguese came to India...

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