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Tips on Smoking for Teens By: Tristan Horvath Danny Fisher Chris Faison Kids get hooked on smoking everyday. Kids don't even relize the lifetime addictions, diseases and maybe even dealth. Don't let smoking peddlers sucker you into thinking that smoking is cool.

Some facts on Smoking Smoking is the leading preventable cause of dealth in this country.

In the U.S more then 6,000 kids try there first cigarette each day and over half of them will become daily smokers.

Smoking can affect your body's development because of the 200 known poisons affect your normal development and can cause life threatening diseases such as chronic bronchitis, heart disease, and stroke.

4.5 million kids age 12-17 are current smokers.

More then 5 million kids under 18 alive today will die from smoking- related diseases.

Before you risk it….

The illegal age to buy cigarettes are 18 or older.

Smoking can cause dry skin and wrinkles.

Smoking can also account for grey hair and hairloss.

Its hard to play sports when you under the influence of tobacco.

How do you know if your friend is smoking? Sometimes you cant tell but other times you can. Look for these signs.

Coughing Smelly hair/ clothes Yellow teeth Lost of smell and taste Not doing good in sports BE COOL DON'T SMOKE!