Smoking

and how it hurts you

Smoking

- Can severely damage you bodily functions and cause fatal diseases such as pneumonia and emphysema

- Can give you lung, mouth, throat, kidney, and pancreas cancer

- Can cause a child or someone around you to get asthma from secondhand smoking

- Can cause you to become broke and penniless

- Can make it harder to exercise

- Can increase the likeliness of blood clotting

What are some pressures that influence people to start or continue smoking?

Peers

Stress relief

Family attitudes towards smoking

Availability

Weight loss

To look "cool" or "mature"

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Save your lungs, save your life.