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Teenage Smoking Presentation

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Haley Neil

on 31 May 2013

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By: Haley Neil Why do teens smoke? Teenage Smoking Peer Pressure

They think they look cool.

Their parents smoke.

They think nothing will happen. Each day between 82,000 and 90,000 young people around the world start smoking.
Almost 20% of Canadian teens (ages 12-19) currently smoke, whether it be occasionally or daily.
One in two lifetime smokers will die.
In Newfoundland cigarrettes cost on average $7 a pack. If you smoke a pack a day, from age 13-30, you have spent roughly $43,435 on cigarettes. What will Happen If You Quit! References http://www.lung.ca/protect-protegez/tobacco-tabagisme/facts-faits/teens-ados_e.php
http://whyquit.com/whyquit/a_benefits_time_table.html The Effects of Smoking Smoking effects every part of your life. It effects you physically, emotionally and financially.
When smoking:
You are increasing your chances of receiving lung cancer by 10%.
You are at risk of developing extremely painful diseases, such as emphysema, mouth/throat cancer, or lung disease.
You will often experience headaches from lack of oxygen getting to your brain.
You smell like tobacco smoke, your teeth decay and you get very bad breath. Your nails develop a yellowish tinge, your hair falls out and you look older sooner. Facts about Smoking In 20 minutes...Your blood pressure, pulse rate, and the temperature of your hands and feet return to normal.
In 48 hours... Damaged nerve endings have started to regrow and your sense of smell and taste are beginning to return to normal.
In 72 hours... Your entire body will test 100% nicotine-free.
In 5-15 years... Your risk of stroke will have declined to that of a non-smoker.
You'll get to live longer.
You'll save lots of money.
Nothing good comes out of smoking!
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