If you smoke you choke.

Smoking statistics

1.) High school students who are current (past month) smokers: 18.1% of 3 million [boys: 19.9% girls: 16.1%]
2.) Kids (under 18) who try smoking for the first time each day: 3,000+
3.) Kids (under 18) who become new regular, daily smokers each day: 700
4.) Kids 4-17 exposed to secondhand smoke: 39.6%

Smoking, problems and conditions

1.) Cigarette smoking causes more than 480,000 deaths each year in the U.S. This is about 1 in 5 deaths
2.) Smoking causes about 90% (9 out of 10) of all lung cancer deaths in men and women
3.) Smoking can make it harder for a woman to become pregnant and can affect her baby's health before and after birth
4.) Smoking can affect bone health
5.) Cigarette smoking causes most cases of lung cancer

Ways to quit

1.) Make the decision to quit
2.) Pick a date to quit and make a plan
3.) Get rid of all cigarettes and ash trays in your home, car, and at work
4.) Avoid people who are smoking

Chemicals found in cigarettes

1.) Acetaidehide : chemical used in resins and glue
2.) Acetone : chemical used in solvents
3.) Benzene : used in gasoline
4.) Carbon monoxide : poisonous gas
5.) Tar : 70% of the tar remains in your lungs