REASONS TO STOP SMOKING AND VAPING

Healthy and Smoking Lung

 

Did you know? JUUL and all e-cigarettes will not be regulated by the FDA until 2022. Therefore, you don’t really know what you are inhaling and the long-term damage it can cause to your health.


Smoking can lead to cancer, heart disease, stroke, lung diseases (emphysema, bronchitis, and chronic airway obstruction), and diabetes.


“The nicotine in e-cigarettes, JUUL and other tobacco products can prime the brain for addiction, making it easier for you to become addicted to other drugs.”


More than 16 million American suffer from a disease caused by smoking.


“The aerosol from e-cigarettes is not harmless. It can contain harmful and potentially harmful chemicals, including nicotine and ultrafine particles that can be inhaled deep into the lungs. #LungDisease”


On average, smokers die 10 years earlier than nonsmokers.


JUUL contains cancer causing ingredients when vaporized and inhaled. Be in the know.


Cigarette smoking is responsible for an estimated 41,000 deaths per year in the United States resulting from secondhand smoke exposure.


Each day, about 2,100 youth and young adults who have been occasional smokers become daily cigarette smokers.


Each day, about 2,100 youth and young adults who have been occasional smokers become daily cigarette smokers.


Two-thirds of students prefer to attend a tobacco-free college.


1 in 5 students have experienced some immediate health impact from exposure to secondhand smoke.

5 .Sparks, M., Bell, R.A., Sparks, A., Sutfin, E.L. (2012), Creating a Healthier Campus: A Comprehensive Manual for Implementing Tobacco-Free Policies: Winston-Salem, NC: Wake Forest School of Medicine.

There is no evidence that enrollment has declined at any of the colleges and universities that have gone tobacco-free.


Discarded cigarette butts are a fire hazard and diminish the beauty of the campus.