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.
A “passive” smoker is someone who inhales the secondhand tobacco smoke generated by others. Secondhand smoke is a mixture of the residual smoke that comes from burning tobacco and the smoke exhaled by a smoker. Exposure to secondhand smoke is thought to be more harmful than smoking a cigarette directly for the same amount of time.
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.
This infographic from AmeriHealth provides educational biological information about how the lungs work including an interactive visual on what a healthy lung looks like compared to a smoker’s lung. The interactive version also provides useful links to the American Lung Association for tips on how to take care of your lungs, as well as information on how to get help to quit smoking.
Have you ever wondered how to smoke a cigar? As simple as it may appear, preparing and smoking a cigar is not as straight forward as many may think. From cutting and lighting, to holding and enjoying your favorite cigar, this helpful infographic explains everything on How to Smoke a Cigar in an easy step by step format.
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.
The following infographic, published by Cheap Humidors, is a “cigar 101″ type of guide, providing newbies information including how to smoke a cigar, various cigar wrapper types, the essential parts of a cigar, cigar sizes and cigar shapes.
Learn some alarming statistics about smoking in this infographic from Webctor. For example, did you know that 1.3 billion people worldwide still smoke, despite all the hazards? That as well as additional data presented in visual format below.
This infographic published by costofsmoking.com provides some eye-opening facts on the high cost of smoking and the ill effects on one’s health.
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.
This Infographic examines the smoking rates of nations around the world, as well as a comparison of the measures those countries take to curb tobacco consumption and secondhand exposure. The data is from 2007 but still quite interesting.