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Health Effects

Father talking to his son about why cigarettes are addictive. Learn more at www.BeTobaccoFree.gov.

Nicotine Addiction and Your Health

Tobacco products are addictive because they contain nicotine. Learn how nicotine affects your body when you use it and when you quit.

Father talking to daughter about the dangers of secondhand smoke. Learn more at www.BeTobaccoFree.gov.

Secondhand Smoke

Secondhand smoke is a danger to everyone. You can be exposed to secondhand smoke in homes, cars, the workplace, and public places. Read about what it is and how it makes you sick.

Kids reading about how smoking affects the body. Learn more at www.BeTobaccoFree.gov.

Smoking and Your Health

Smoking affects more than your lungs. Learn how smoking can affect your body and cause cancer.

Two female friends discussing the effects of smokeless tobacco. Learn more at www.BeTobaccoFree.gov.

Smokeless Tobacco and Your Health

Like smoking, smokeless tobacco can affect your heath in unexpected ways. Learn how it affects your oral health, causes cancer, and can affect other parts of your body.

Two couples discussing fertility issues caused by smoking. Learn more at www.betobaccofree.gov.

Tobacco Use and Fertility

Using tobacco products can affect your ability to conceive. Learn how it affects both male and female fertility.

Man and pregnant woman looking at a sonogram and discussing the dangers of smoking while pregnant. Learn more at www.BeTobaccoFree.gov.

Tobacco Use and Pregnancy

Smoking during or after your pregnancy is harmful to your baby. Learn how it affects your baby’s development and health.