Every cigarette smoked cuts at least five minutes of life on average, which is roughly the time it takes to smoke one cigarette.
One million Americans, about 3,000 each day, take up smoking each year. Most of them are children.
20 minutes after smoking a cigarette, blood pressure drops to normal.
Smoking while pregnant increases the chances of spontaneous abortions (miscarriages) stillbirths and premature labor.
Cigarette smoke contains 4,800 chemicals, 69 of which cause cancer.
Smokers get ten times more wrinkles than non-smokers.