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  • Tobacco Companies Target Teens Through Advertisements
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    In a society where it is not un ordinary to see a ten year old child smoking a cigarette in public, where large tobacco companies sponsor all big sporting events and where smoking advertisements are everywhere you look, how can it be understood that what is going on is a form of suicide. Smoking is comparable to a serial killer; a cigarette acts as the weapon used by tobacco companies and its victims subjecting themselves by their own free will to participate in the crime. The governments of the...
  • Merchandise Form Tobacco Companies
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    Smoking in the United States has recently seen a rapid increase in the percentage of teenagers who are picking up the habit. Although still lower than it was in the 1970's, teen smoking rates are quickly approaching the percentages of the decade. There are multiple factors that have contributed to the surge of teenage smokers, and several suggestions have been made to suppress it. From 1991 until 1996, the percentages of 12th that were daily smokers rose 20%, 10th graders 45% and 8th graders sho...
  • Camel Brand Cigarette Share Of Teen Smokers
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    Problems With Teen Smoking in America Teen smoking is a serious problem in the United States because the tobacco industry targets teenagers with their persuasive advertising. We see often in public places, teenagers who are standing around, smoking cigarettes. Recently, there has been legislation that has been turned down by Republicans in Congress, which was supposed to send a strong message to the tobacco industry. While this legislation was turned down, President Bill Clinton has vowed to con...
  • Teens Smoke
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    Help Put Out the Butt in Teen Smoking You could probably walk around your neighborhood and see groups of teenagers smoking. In fact, there 6,000 teens that start smoking everyday and 3,000 of them will make the choice to continue smoking. Throughout this essay, I will give you facts on why it is smart to either stop smoking now or never start. You probably ask yourself, "Why do teens smoke" There are many explanations to that question. Many teens say they started because of peer pressure or othe...
  • Of Their Friends Smoke And Drink
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    Teen smoking and drinking do not occur in a vacuum - both parents and peers may promote or discourage substance abuse among teens, according to a study of more than 4,500 students in the sixth, seventh and eighth grades. This is one of the first studies to report that both peer and parent influences are independently associated with smoking and drinking, said lead author Bruce Simons-Morton, EdD, MPH, of the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development at National Institutes of Healt...
  • Web Kelder G.E. Teen Smoking
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    Running Head: UNDERAGE SMOKING Underage Smoking: And Ways to Prevent It Jonathan McWhorter Gautier High School Outline Thesis Statement: Many people start smoking at a very young age, therefore the government should continue to develop laws to stop this... I. Introduction: Throughout childhood & teenage years, people have always had the urge to undertake dangerous habits in order to appear older. Smoking is a hazardous habit that many teens have turned to in attempts to look mature. II. Laws aga...
  • Problem Of Teen Tobacco Use
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    Teen Smoking Stopping teens from smoking is a big challenge many communities face today. Many communities can only watch without action while local businesses continue to sell tobacco products to minors, even under risk of penalty of law. Recent studies show that a large percentage of teens today are getting their cigarettes from stores, mostly gas stations or convenience store. As teens continue to be able to buy their own cigarettes, more and more communities begin to impose stronger punishmen...
  • Teen Smoking Teen
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    By: Jesse E-mail: Teen Smoking Teen smoking. Those two words mean a lot of things to a lot of different people. To some it means nothing. They are just two meaningless words found under T and S in the dictionary. To others it is as if these words symbolize some sort of treason or crime against society. Yet to others it is just another stereotype to be placed under. And to some it is a salvation. An escape. Unfortunately I am writing this paper so you will get my positions on teen smoking rather ...
  • Teens Smoke
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    One of the largest issues today is adolescent smoking. According to a heath based website, nearly 90% of adult smokers start while they are still teens and they never intend to get hooked. They may start by bumming a cigarette or two from a friend at a party, and then go on to buying an occasional pack. Soon they realize that they can't go without that pack. They " ve gotten used to reaching for a cigarette first thing in the morning, after meals, or during any stressful time. They become addict...
  • Lung Cancer Death Rates
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    So many people are putting their health in danger by this nasty life taking produce. Smoking it's like a deadly disease that you can either choose to have it or not. Choosing not to is the best way to go for you will have better health. Life is so short why make it even shorter. If we could teach people about how smoking can harm your body then we could save many people from being addicted. Not only is smoking bad for you it's also unattractive. Tobacco is highly addictive, and people who have s...
  • P 14
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    Smoking Part I: P 1: The FDA wants to stop teens from smoking before they start. P 2: Three million youngsters smoke now. P 3: The smoking rate among eighth-graders has jumped 50% since 1991. P 4: This will not stop on its own. P 5: Tobacco company marketing and recently released internal memos show the industry takes teens into its calculations. P 6: A Philip Morris 1981 memo worried it would "suffer more than other companies from the decline in teen-age smokers". P 7: R.J. Reynolds memos show ...
  • Teens Smoke
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    According to these 2 article many teens decide to smoke because of peer pressure and looking cool. According to this recent article that was in the Detroit News about an Edsel Ford High School student they asked him why he started smoking and he said he didn t no he just did. All most every article I came across said that Joe Camel was to blame but researchers aren t sure if that's still the case. I was reported by a nation wide survey from the University of Michigan that about 20% of 13-14 year...
  • First Hand Smoke
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    America's Teens Up In Smoke Essay, ResearchAmerica's Teens Up In Smoke America's Teens Up in Smoke On every street corner in America, you will find a teen smoking. Even though a number of commercials and school orientations have given the effects of smoking, the kids feel they are invincible to the effects smoking can cause.? Tobacco companies have targeted the youth, ages eleven to seventeen, because they are the future of their industry? and very influential (Britannica online). Yes it is true...

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