Cigarettes

Don't be a Butthead

Why you shouldn't smoke:

  • smoking can cause cancer, heart disease, stroke, and lung disease.
  • tobacco causes more than 5 million deaths per year.
  • cigarette smoking costs more than $193 billion each year.
  • each day in the US, 3,900 young people between 12 and 17 years of age smoke their first cigarette.
  • compared to non-smokers, smoking is estimated to increase the risk of coronary heart disease by 2 to 4 times, also with stroke.

3 ways to quit:

  • Keep your hands busy (knit, stress ball, puzzles, hand held games)
  • Chew on food (pumpkin seeds, gum, lollypops, etc)
  • go on patches or meds