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China is the world's largest tobacco producer, consumer and victim. At present, China's smoking population reached 350 million, ranking firs


China is the world's largest tobacco producer, consumer and victim. At present, China's smoking population reached 350 million, ranking first in the world, the male smoking rate of up to 66%. Epidemiological data show that about 1 million people die each year from smoking related diseases in china. WHO, if current smoking status is not effectively controlled, smoking cessation measures are not fully implemented, by 2050 this figure will reach 3 million people every year, there will be 50 years 100 million Chinese died of tobacco related diseases, half of which will be middle-aged (35~60 years old) died, that the loss of 20~25 years of life.

The chemical composition of tobacco combustion smoke contains more than 4000 known, there are at least 69 kinds of compounds are known carcinogens, they are arch-criminal caused by smokers addiction and health damage, the main harmful components including nicotine, tar, CO, amines, phenols, alcohols, alkyl, hydroxy polycyclic aromatic hydroxyl oxygen compounds and heavy metals nitrogen, nickel, cadmium and organic pesticides etc..

Smoking can lead to a variety of diseases, including cancer, cardiovascular, respiratory, reproductive and digestive diseases. The 3 leading causes of death were chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, lung cancer and ischemic heart disease. The tumor including lung cancer, esophageal cancer, gastric cancer, pancreatic cancer, bladder cancer and renal cell carcinoma, 18 times higher risk of lung cancer in smokers than non-smokers; chronic diseases including chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, coronary heart disease, vasculitis and gastric ulcer, 50% cardiovascular diseases caused by the death of tobacco can also be attributed to tobacco; lead to many other diseases, such as stroke, osteoporosis and degenerative gingivitis, male sexual dysfunction. The survey showed that the average life expectancy of smokers is 10 years shorter than non-smokers.

There are also many hazards of passive smoking or second-hand smoke. At present, China's population suffer from the hazards of passive smoking population as high as 540 million, of which 15 had children under the age of 180 million, passive smoking can increase the risk of adult lung cancer, cardiovascular disease and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease occurrence, increase the risk of asthma, lung function damage. Passive smoking can affect the various stages of growth and development of children, the mother fetus active and passive smoking, passive smoking after birth, can lead to sudden infant death syndrome, acute and chronic respiratory diseases and acute and chronic middle ear diseases, induce and aggravate asthma, affect lung function development.

People often think that the absorption of low tar in cigarette with filter less hazardous, experiments show that the absorption of low tar content of tobacco does not reduce the incidence of lung cancer and heart disease.

The Spring Festival is coming, many friends love to send cigarettes to the leadership, colleagues, elders and relatives, if you know all these hazards of tobacco brings, will know "send smoke harm = send" meaning, will consciously resist the active and passive smoking, I hope everyone can consciously participate in smoking in indoor public places and workplace campaigns, we work together to achieve "a smoke-free, promote the development of healthy Chinese people," the goal.

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