Peer Pressure to Smoke

Peer pessure is starting to take effect more than ever

How it starts

" Public Health Service reported that 99 percent of people who smoke, start before age 26, and 88 percent of smokers begin by age 18." Teens are pressured to smoke by their friends, either from a dare or saying their not going to be your friend if you don't. Some teens might not even know they are being pressured. Peer pressure can be seriously dangerous

Peer pressure

Peer pressure is the influence from members of one's peer group. Peer pressure can pressure you to do anything, some can be good, but some...make habits that cant be broken. Some instances are smoking and drinking.

Smoking health effects

Smoking gives you lung cancer and lung disease. Smoking doesn't do damage to just the lungs, it does damage to the whole body. it can give you stroke, blindness, tuberculosis, and diabetes just to name some.

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Smoking Quotes

America must not ignore the threat gathering against us. Facing clear evidence of peril, we cannot wait for the final proof, the smoking gun that could come in the form of a mushroom cloud-George W. Bush

I'll never feel comfortable taking a strong drink, and I'll never feel easy smoking a cigarette. I just don't think those things are right for me-Elvis Presley

Smoking is hateful to the nose, harmful to the brain, and dangerous to the lungs-King George 1