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NJ: Almost 2 in 10 NJ high school students have been involved in REBEL.

84.2 % of high school students do NOT smoke.
95.9% of middle school students do not smoke.

Over half (58%) of current youth smokers were not asked to show proof of age when trying to buy cigarettes

Second hand Smoke: Secondhand smoke is a known human carcinogen, a substance known to cause cancer. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has classified secondhand smoke as a Class A carcinogen, along with asbestos and radon. Class A carcinogens are the most dangerous kind of cancer-causing agents. Among children and infants, secondhand smoke exposure is associated with low birth weight, severe respiratory infections, ear infections, asthma attacks, bronchitis, and even sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) and cancer

The US:

Almost 90% of smokers start before they turn 18. 1 in 5 high school students are current smokers 1 out of 3 regular teenage smokers will die from smoking.


 In Eurasai- Tobacco companys are allowed to adevertise on and have their own brands of  deoderant, race cars, and even dumpsters(talk about desperate). They also subliminally advertise.

 In both Eurasai and Europe- students aren't often well informed on dangers of tobacco and how big tobacco companies are tricking them.


                            Inside a cigarette

Ammonia-cleaning agent, effects: severe eye damage, and asthma

Formaldehyde-embalm dead people with this
effects: increased risk of cancer

Cresol-used in explosives
effects:^blood pressure, headaches, nausea

Acrylonitrile- used in bottle making
effects: suspected to cause cancer

Benzene-paint remover
effects:cancer and leukemia

Cadmium-metal coating, nuclear reactor control rods
effects: cancer, emphysema, discoloration of teeth

effects: eye and skin irritant

Nicotine-tranquilizing darts
effects: siezures, vomiting,depression of the nervous system, and growth retardation