Teenage Smoking

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Teenage Smoking

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1-90% of smokers began before the age 19 2-About 1.69 billion pounds of butts end up as toxic trash each year, making cigarettes the most littered item on Earth. GTFO: Get the filter out! Clean up cigarette butts by signing up for GTFO.3-About 30% of teen smokers will continue smoking and die early from a smoking-related disease.4-Teen smokers are more likely to have panic attacks, anxiety disorders and depression.

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9-In fact, hookah smoke has been shown to contain concentrations of toxins, such as carbon monoxide, nicotine, tar, and heavy metals, that are as high, or higher, than those that are seen with cigarette smoke.10-Cigarette smokers are also more likely to get into fights, carry weapons, attempt suicide, suffer from mental health problems such as depression, and engage in high-risk sexual behaviors.

5-Studies have found that nearly all first use of tobacco takes place before high school graduation.6-Approximately 1.5 million packs of cigarettes are purchased for minors annually.7-On average, smokers die 13 to 14 years earlier than nonsmokers.8-According to the Surgeon General, teenagers who smoke are 3 times more likely to use alcohol, 8 times more likely to smoke marijuana, and 22 times more likely to use cocaine.


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