What is in a fag?
What is the purpose of a fag?
Deliver a dose of nicotine
How many chemicals does cigarette smoke contain?
How many carcinogens does cigarette smoke contain?
What are examples of carcinogens that cigarette smoke contains?
How many British people die prematurely each year due to smoking?
How many years of your life does the average smoker lose?
What are examples of smoking related cancers?
How more at risk are smokers of developing lung cancer?
How more at risk are smokers of developing upper respiratory cancer?
What illness, other than cancer, can smoking lead to?
Endocrine (type II diabetes)
Opthalmology (macular degeneration)
Gastroenterology (peptic ulceration, Crohn's disease)
In 2014, what percentage of the Scottish population smoked?
Is the percentage of smokers dropping or increasing?
Dropping, going from 31% in 1999 to 20% in 2014
What age group is most likely to smoke?
25 to 34 years
Are wealthy or deprived people more likely to smoke?
What are E-cigarettes?
Battery power to vaporize a solution of nicotine in propylene glycol
What is the nicotine hit of an E-cigarette compared to a cigarette?
How many poisons and carcinogens does an E-cigarette lack that a cigarette has?
Who are people who smoke whilst pregnant most likely to be?
Lower educational achievement
Male partner more likely to smoke
How does smoking whilst pregnant increase the risk of miscarriage, stillbirth and neonatal death?
What percentage of smokers restart after their child is born?
What does second hand smoke lead to in children?
Middle ear infection
Where can children be exposed to second hand smoke?
What are the benefits of stopping smoking?
Risk of heart disease and lung cancer reduces each year
What percentage of the price of a packet goes to the taxman?
How much does the treasury earn from cigarettes?
£9.5 billion per year
How much does it cost someone to smoke 20 fags a day for a year?
As much as £4000
What is the cost to the NHS of treating smoking related diseases?
What is the total cost of smoking to society?