The hazards of smoking are well known and publicized. There is a health warning on every package of cigarettes. Many buildings and campuses around the country are now smoke-free.
Maybe a better way of trying to help people stop smoking is not to scare them with all the adverse effects – but show them the benefits they can experience if they quit.
Some of the benefits will be felt just twenty minutes after your last smoke. The longer you stay off them, the more beneficial it can be to your health.
Twenty minutes after your last smoke, your heart rate drops back to normal. The amount of carbon monoxide in your body decreases after 8 hours and the level of blood oxygen increases to normal.