Tobacco on average takes away 10 years of life by raising the risk of these serious health conditions.

  Cardiovascular Disease
  • Heart attack
  • Stroke
  • Heart disease
  Several Types of Cancer
  • Lung
  • Throat
  • Mouth
  • Esophagus
  • Pancreas
  • Bladder
  • Cervix
  • Leukemia
  Respiratory Diseases
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)
  • Emphysema
  • Chronic bronchitis
  Other Diseases
  • Tobacco smoke also affects many other diseases such as diabetes, vascular disease and osteoporosis
  Oral and Other Health Effects

Tobacco’s Effects on Others

Smoking can be deadly to the people around you. Loved ones who inhale your cigarette smoke could suffer in these ways:
  • Everyone around you is more likely to have lung cancer.
  • Children near you are more likely to have sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS), asthma, lung problems and ear infections.
  • Unborn babies are more likely to have cleft palate and other birth defects, premature birth, low birth weight and other health problems.