88% of Kansas City Northland Kids keep their mouths tobacco free! You should too, and here’s why:
It’s so addictive that most people who start chewing or smoking, never quit.
Only 3% of middle school students in the US smoke-that means 97% of kids DON’T smoke! Most kids think it’s disgusting and uncool. Who would want to ruin their image by inhaling over 4800 chemicals?
Every day, 1200 people die as a result of tobacco related diseases like lung cancer, heart attacks, and emphysema. Kids that start smoking now might be one of the 6.4 million young people that eventually die from diseases caused by tobacco.
Kids who smoke are more likely to engage in unsafe behaviors and get in trouble.
Source Information Available At:
The Truth About TobaccoLearn the Facts and Fictions of Tobacco
The Truth About Smokeless TobaccoWhy Smokeless doesn't mean Harmless
The Truth About Secondhand SmokeDiscover Firsthand the Dangers of Secondhand Smoke
The Truth about Health and TobaccoFind out how tobacco affects your health
Why the Truth MattersLearn about The Truth Matters campaign
What's in a Cigarette?Learn about the Poisons in Cigarettes
Tobacco ResourcesHelpful links and resources
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