The Consequences Of Teen Smoking

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The certification class would be a 3 week class that would have a $300 enrollment fee and classes offered only in classroom because I want the price to recognize that a person will be paying for their tobacco consequences starting now with this certification class. Also according to and there 11 facts about teen smoking "90% of smokers began before the age 19. Tobacco is the leading cause of preventable death in the United States. About 1.69 billion pounds of butts end up as toxic trash each year, making cigarettes the most littered item on Earth. About 30% of teen smokers will continue smoking and die early from a smoking-related disease. Teen smokers are more likely to have panic attacks, anxiety disorders and depression.…show more content…
Approximately 1.5 million packs of cigarettes are purchased for minors annually. In 2016, 53,566 pharmacies still sell tobacco On average, smokers die 13 to 14 years earlier than nonsmokers. 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. 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. 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." So, why should they be legal in the first place right? You kind of think if they are this bad why are they allowed now? Well there 's more reasons then you would

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