Don't Get Roped
Into A Smoke
Peer Pressure is real: Inform your kids on the dangers of giving in
- 6% of 8th graders had their first smoke before they were in 6th grade
- 30% of 8th graders have used illicit drugs
- Smoking at an early age increases the risk of lung cancer
- Smoking in youth affects physical health in things like endurance and performance
- Teens who smoke are 8 times more likely to use marijuana, and 22 times more likely to use cocaine.