By Lucy Cooper

12th March 2019

Whether you do it or not, I’m sure we can all agree that it’s one of the worst habits to have. Without even mentioning the health risks, there are a plethora of undesirable side effects that come with it. Everything from the smell that lingers on your clothes after, to the effort it takes to┬ádescend those 38274 flights of stairs just to have a puff.

Just one pack is said to reduce your life span by up to 11 minutes, with a pack a day for a year slashing your life by a whole 55 days. Who’s got time for that? Surely knowing this there’s nothing good to come from it?

These 20 facts will be sure to leave you with this mindset if you weren’t already there…

Nicotine IS JUST AS ADDICTIVE As Cocaine And Heroin

Tobacco is already addictive in its raw and natural form, so when manufacturers modify it adding other chemicals in to the mix, it becomes even more highly addictive. It takes less than ONE minute for the nicotine to absorb in to the bloodstream- let that sink in…

 

You Risk Going Completely Blind

Smoking significantly increases the risk of developing a cataracts (clouding of the eye’s natural lens)- a leading cause of blindness.

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