Choosing to be tobacco free. Ch. 20 Lesson 2. Why do teens use tobacco?. Control weight Make them look cool/mature Stress reliever Peer Pressure. Tobacco Legislation.
Ch. 20 Lesson 2
Make them look cool/mature
In 1998, tobacco companies and 46 states reached a legal settlement that restricts tobacco advertising aimed at young people. Tobacco companies are required to fund ads that will discourage teens from using tobacco products.
Non-Smoking States: 25 States + District of Columbia
Surround yourself with positive influences
Reduce Peer Pressure
Use Refusal Skills
Damaging effects of secondhand smoke
Not controlled by an addiction
The process that occurs in the body when nicotine, an addictive drug, is no longer used.
Symptoms: Irritability, difficulty concentrating, anxiety, sleep disturbance and cravings.
Products that deliver small amounts of nicotine into the user’s body while he or she is trying to give up the tobacco habit.
Examples: Patches, Gum, Electronic Cigarettes and inhalers
A course that provides information and help for people who want to stop using tobacco.
What are 4 reasons smoking among teens is on a downward trend?
List reasons to quit smoking?
Why might people use a nicotine substitute when quitting smoking?