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Smoking Kills

(Health Challenge Wales)

Facts to Digest

~ Tobacco contains more than 4,000 different chemicals - some of which are found in fly killers and car exhaust fumes.

~ Smoking makes colds and flu feel worse, and makes sores heal more slowly.

~ Women smokers have more problems with their periods.

~ Smoking ages the skin and can cause spots.

~ People who smoke are more likely to need false teeth.

~ Smokers have bad breath

~ 2,000 heavy smokers each year have to have a leg amputated

~ Ten times more people die from smoking each year than die from murder, road accidents, suicide and AIDS put together.