Nicotine is behind one of the most damaging habits in the United States: cigarette smoking. This addiction can have dire consequences not just for the user, but for those in close and frequent proximity to them. Approximately 1 in 4 teens become smokers, and 80% of those will continue to smoke into adulthood. Because of the long-standing perception that those who smoke are rebellious or “cool”, the severe consequences of cigarette addiction have not prevented teens from starting. Although Nicotine is the addictive element, it is the other 4800-odd chemicals in cigarettes that cause the worst effects.
In the following infographic by easyvape find weird news, strange laws and jaw dropping time-lines about smoking with a killer closing point that really hits home.
Cigarettes – whether you like them or not, fact is they are one of the most traded items on the planet with approximately 5 trillion of them being sold every year. The following infographic shows the evolution of the modern cigarette.
This infographic from Health Watch Center depicts some astounding facts and statistics on smoking. Stats reflect smoking by both adult and teenagers and also includes data on deaths caused by tobacco usage.
On average, a pack-a-day smoker will save about $1,200 a year if they switch to electronic cigarettes. This Infographic by blucigs compares of the cost between traditional cigarettes versus electronic cigarette.