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Nicotine can have long-lasting effects in teens, like lower impulse control and mood disorders.

SOURCE: https://e-cigarettes.surgeongeneral.gov/documents/2016_SGR_Fact_Sheet_508.pdf  [accessed 2020 May 9].

Nicotine can have long-lasting effects in teens, like lower impulse control and mood disorders.

SOURCE: https://e-cigarettes.surgeongeneral.gov/documents/2016_SGR_Fact_Sheet_508.pdf  [accessed 2020 May 9].

Chemicals in some e-cig aerosols can lead to respiratory damage.

SOURCE: Barrington-Trimis, JL, Samet, JM, & McConnell, R, “Flavorings in Electronic Cigarettes: An Unrecognized Respiratory Health Hazard?” The Journal of the American Medical Association, doi:10.1001/jama.2014.14830, published online November 10, 2014.

Chemicals in some e-cig aerosols can lead to respiratory damage.

SOURCE: Barrington-Trimis, JL, Samet, JM, & McConnell, R, “Flavorings in Electronic Cigarettes: An Unrecognized Respiratory Health Hazard?” The Journal of the American Medical Association, doi:10.1001/jama.2014.14830, published online November 10, 2014.

Smoking increases stress instead of relieving it

SOURCE: “Does Cigarette Smoking Cause Stress?” Andy C. Parrott, Ph.D., University of East London, American Psychologist, Vol. 54, No. 10. Oct. 1999. [accessed 2017 July 7].

Smoking increases stress instead of relieving it

SOURCE: “Does Cigarette Smoking Cause Stress?” Andy C. Parrott, Ph.D., University of East London, American Psychologist, Vol. 54, No. 10. Oct. 1999. [accessed 2017 July 7].

Some evidence shows Vaping can make asthma attacks worse.

SOURCE: http://nationalacademies.org/ecighealtheffects [accessed 2020 May 9].

Some evidence shows Vaping can make asthma attacks worse.

SOURCE: http://nationalacademies.org/ecighealtheffects [accessed 2020 May 9].

Smoking affects your physical performance.

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Preventing Tobacco Use Among Youth and Young Adults: A Report of the Surgeon General. Atlanta, GA: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Office on Smoking and Health, 2012. [accessed 2017 July 7].

Smoking affects your physical performance.

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Preventing Tobacco Use Among Youth and Young Adults: A Report of the Surgeon General. Atlanta, GA: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Office on Smoking and Health, 2012. [accessed 2017 July 7].

What are the long-lasting effects of exposing your brain to nicotine?

SOURCE: https://e-cigarettes.surgeongeneral.gov/getthefacts.html

16 million
Americans are currently living with tobacco-related diseases.

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. The Health Consequences of Smoking—50 Years of Progress: A Report of the Surgeon General. Atlanta: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Office on Smoking and Health, 2014 [accessed 2014 Apr 24].

16 million
Americans are currently living with tobacco-related diseases.

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. The Health Consequences of Smoking—50 Years of Progress: A Report of the Surgeon General. Atlanta: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Office on Smoking and Health, 2014 [accessed 2014 Apr 24].

Cigarettes can cause at least 12 types of cancers.

SOURCE: Henley SJ, Thomas CC, Sharapova SR, et al. Vital Signs: Disparities in Tobacco-Related Cancer Incidence and Mortality — United States, 2004–2013. MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep 2016;65:1212–1218. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.15585/mmwr.mm6544a3

Cigarettes can cause at least 12 types of cancers.

SOURCE: Henley SJ, Thomas CC, Sharapova SR, et al. Vital Signs: Disparities in Tobacco-Related Cancer Incidence and Mortality — United States, 2004–2013. MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep 2016;65:1212–1218. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.15585/mmwr.mm6544a3

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Cigarettes affect the planet too. 1.69 billion pounds of cigarettes are littered worldwide each year.

SOURCE: Novotny, Thomas E. et al. “Cigarettes Butts and the Case for an Environmental Policy on Hazardous Cigarette Waste.” International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health 6.5 (2009): 1691–1705. PMC. [accessed 2017 July 7].

EVERY CIGARETTE YOU SMOKE REDUCES YOUR LIFE EXPECTANCY BY HOW LONG?

SOURCE: Shaw, Mary, Richard Mitchell, and Danny Dorling. "Time for a Smoke? One Cigarette Reduces Your Life by 11 Minutes." BMJ : British Medical Journal. British Medical Journal, 2000. Web. 30 June 2016.

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