Smart Teens Don't Smoke ! White Co. Middle School 1998 - 1999 The Michael Brandon Young Childhood Cancer Foundation
Board Of Directors WCMS President - Jimmy Muenkler Vice President - To be elected Secretary - Beth Quarles Event Coordinators : Erin Raab, Jacob Fain, Steven Pelphrey Public Relations : Mary Burroughs, Nick Palmer,To be elected Crew Supervisors : Emory Cain, Jacob Fain
What is our Mission ? • To reach out to kids so they won’t even look at a cigarette ! • To educate ourselves and our classmates on nicotine addiction. • To raise Teen Nicotine AWARENESS !
Who Are We ? ? • A group of 6th,7th, and 8th graders from White Co. Middle School concerned about Teen Smoking.
Hazzards of Nicotine • Nicotine is an addictive DRUG ! • When you inhale a cigarette, you are inhaling nicotine + 500 other chemicals into your lungs! • Chewing tobacco can cause cancer too !
Burning your MONEY ! The cost of cigarettes and chewing tobacco is rising ! You can burn up $ 2,160.00 a year just smoking a few cigarettes a day !
Health Hazards • Tobacco use causes many life threatening disease . Heart Disease, Lung, Mouth, and throat Cancers just to name a few. • It also causes high blood pressure, stomach ulcers, and not to mention BAD Breath.
How can you be a Smart Teen? • Don’t Start Chewing or Smoking ! • Care about yourself and your future • Talk to friends, parents, and teachers about nicotine addiction. • Become a member of our program to learn more and become a positive role model to others. • Remember Cancer kills.Smoking is PROVEN to cause certain cancers, don’t become a statistic.