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  • 1.  
  • 2. INTRODUCTION
    • Smoking has become a very common habit for teens over the years. Teens have become a specific target for tobacco companies and peer pressure. Thus, the goal of our project is to find out :
      • the main influence of teenage smokers
    • the long term effects of becoming a teen smoker
  • 3. TEEN TOBACCO USE
    • • The onset of tobacco use usually occurs during childhood and adolescence – 90% initiate before age 19.
    • In the US,3,900 people age 12-17 years start smoking everyday.
    • 1,500 become regular ,daily smokers.
  • 4. RISK FACTORS FOR INITIATING TOBACCO USE :-
    • Friends who smoke.
    • Parents’ behaviors and attitudes.
    • Co morbid psychiatric disorders.
    • Anxiety ,ADHD ,substance abuse.
    • Concerns about weight gain.
  • 5. TEENS WHO USE TOBACCO ARE:-
    • More likely to be psychologically distressed, abuse other substances.
    • Less likely to be attached to parents, do well in school, participate in extracurricular activities, know the adverse effects of smoking.
  • 6. EFFECTS OF LONG TERM SMOKING
    • Respiratory problems
    • Heart disease
    • Aneurysms
    • Bronchitis
    • Emphysema
    • Stroke
    • Addiction to Nicotine
    • Cancer
    • Lung Cancer
    • Leukemia
    • Throat cancer
  • 7. TEEN TOBACCO ADDICTION
    • • Those who begin as teens
    • Nicotine dependence is more severe if use
    • begins in adolescence
    • • Are more likely to become dependent
    • • Use for more years
    • • Use more heavily as adults
    • • Increased vulnerability may be due to still developing brain
  • 8. WHY DOES TOBACCO USE BEGIN?
    • Annual tobacco marketing - $10 billion/years
    • • Very effective with youth
    • • Promotions lower cost of cigarettes
    • • Free tobacco paraphernalia
    • • Smoking depicted in magazines, movies
  • 9. WHAT’S IN A CIGARETTE
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  • 15. ASHISH GOYAL MAHIMA PRAJWAL jaideep REPRESENTED BY: