Quit The Spit

The downsides to smoking and what you can do to stop it

Effects on Personal Health and Family Relations

Not only are cigarettes harmful to your lungs and heart, but they are also harmful to your loved ones as well. They do not cause these health problems from smoking but have to watch as you slowly suffer from self-inflicted smoking habit

What Is In A Cigarette?

Acetone, Ammonia, Benzene, Cadmium, Carbon Monoxide, Formaldehyde, Hydrogen Cyanide, Lead, Mercury, Tar...

and Nicotine, the ingredient that makes you want to come back for more of these cancer-causing concoctions

Smoking Stats for Teens

In 2014, 15% on individuals below 12th grade had reported to smoke, with those above the 12th grade reported only 10% to smoke.

In 2014, 64% reported to have quit smoking in California, more than the national average of 58.1%.

How To Quit

Mental conditioning:

try and find the challenge (or even the positives) of going smoke-free in a situation.

Replacement: Once you realize how much time you spent smoking, try and find alternative ways to now fill in the time once devoted to smoking, like learning a new language or even some physical activity like hiking,

Personal Experience

I was once offered a cigar at a party, and I gave in and tried it. Although it tasted like vanilla, inhaling it caused my throat and lungs to burn like crazy and left me with a gross aftertaste in my mouth. While the vanilla flavor made it nice at first, there are plenty of vanilla-flavored foods that won't give me lung cancer