• Tobacco raises blood sugar levels making it harder to control diabetes.

 

  • Smoking cigarettes increases the risk of heart disease.

 

  • Kicking the tobacco habit offers rewards.

 

  • Tobacco is the only product that kills its users when used exactly as directed.

 

  • The harmful effects of smoking do not end with the smoker.

 

  • Smoking cessation within 2- 12 weeks improves your circulation and your lung function.

 

  • Nicotine is an addictive drug just like heroin and cocaine.

 

  • All forms of smoking damages the body.

 

  • Marijuana use among youth increased from 18.2% in 2002 to 29.5% in 2006.

 

  • Tobacco use among youth increased from 19.3% in 2000 to 25.3% in 2009.