Quit smoking or die trying

Statistics

Tobacco use remains the single largest preventable cause of death and disease in the United States
39.6% of kids (4-17) are exposed to secondhand smoke
Each day 700 kids (under 18) become new regular, daily smokers each day

Ways To Quit

Cold Turkey- No outside help
Behavioral Therapy
Nicotine Replacement Therapy- the patch, nicotine gum
Medicine- Chantix

Chemicals In Tobacco

A few Cancer causing chemicals are:
  • Formaldehyde: Used to embalm dead bodies
  • Benzene: Found in gasoline
  • Polonium 210: Radioactive and very toxic
  • Vinyl chloride: Used to make pipes
Anti Smoking Commercial for teenagers
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