There are so many bad things in a cigarette.
Tell your children that cigarettes contain items found in: nail polish remover, hair dye, household cleaners, rat poison, rubber cement, gasoline, lighter fluid, battery acid, car exhaust fumes, embalming fluid, barbecue lighter fluid, batteries, mothballs, rocket fuel, insecticide, road paving materials, and paint.
And that's 17 really important reasons to talk to our children about cigarettes.
Smokeless tobacco is linked to several different types of cancer, including cancer of the mouth, esophagus, and pancreas. It contains at least 28 cancer-causing chemicals. It can cause gum disease, tooth decay, and tooth loss.
A typical 1-hour Hookah session can produce as much smoke as several packs of cigarettes!
A cigar is a roll of tobacco wrapped in leaf tobacco. Cigars are different from cigarettes because cigarettes are wrapped in paper. There are three types of cigars sold in the US - large cigars, cigarillos, and little cigars. Some cigars use flavorings.