Teen Usage of Tobacco.

by Mary Garvin

Why people don't due tobacco.

People don't due tobacco for mainly one reason: their health. Students learn while they are in elementary school about the damage tobacco does to the body.

Why people start using tobacco.

The strongest factors that influence tobacco users to start are usually social pressures such as family members, friends, and the media. If your friend has possession of tobacco it probably not that hard to get for you. You just have to make the right choice and not take it if someone offers it to you.

Teen smokers.

The government estimates that one billion packs of cigarettes are sold to people under the age of 18 annually. More than half of the adult smokersstarted smoking before they were 18. Nearly 90 percent started smoking before they were 21.