Teenage Drug Use

By: Malik Bostick

Prevention of teenage smoking

The prevention to stop teenagers from smoking is a cause that people support to stop young people from smoking. Teenagers smoking is a major thing now because they all think its cool and has let someone influence them to smoke. Smoking can cause lung cancer, yellow teeth, bad breath, and etc. It’s just something a young person should not be doing at that age.


Prevention of teenage smoking

People should support this cause because it will be something good to work for because smoking is something that nobody should do. This cause would not just be for supporting teenagers but it will also support adults for smoking and will have people that have experienced what smoking would do to it if you continue to smoke over time.

Facts

  • Kids might be drawn to smoking and chewing tobacco for any number of reasons — to look cool, act older, lose weight, win cool merchandise, seem tough, or feel independent.

  • Many young people pick up these habits every year — in fact, 90% of all adult smokers started when they were kids.

  • it's important to make sure kids understand the dangers of tobacco use.

Statistics

  • 90% of adults started smoking when they were kids.

  • Cigarette smoking kills more than 480,000 people a year.

  • 41,000 of the deaths is from secondhand smoking.

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