Is your life worth it?
Be a fighter; Put down the lighter. By Keely Shaw
- Lung cancer
- Cancer in the oral cavity
- Kidney cancer
- Stomach cancer
- Bladder cancer
Statistics for your infomation
- 90% of people smoke before age 19
- 30% of teens will continue to smoke and will die early
- 1.5 million packs of cigarettes are bought for minors annually
- A teen who smokes will die 13 to 14 years earlier than a non-smoker
Ingredents in Chew and Smoke
- Benzene: used in car fuel
- Ammonia: toilet cleaner
- Acetone: nail polish remover
- Tar: used on roads we drive on
The picture above describes what happens to a smoker, over time, when they quit smoking. Is it really worth becoming a smoker just to be cool?
Ways to stop smoking
There are always ways to stop smoking or chewing. Here are some of those ways:
- Chew gum
- Have a lollipop
- Learn a new skill
- Do stuff with your hands; but it can be reaching for chew or a cigarette
- Put on a non-smoker patch
Children of smokers are more at risk for more health problems. Don't grow up to be "that" parent.
It says right on the can! "WARNING:..." It not a safe choice. Don't do chew. Don't smoke. It ends up all bad in the end.