Welcome to Teen Smoking

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The purpose of this Web site is to inform and educate the public on the hazards teen smoking can have on their health, and help families who may need help with a teen smoking issue. Articles include the effects, statistics, causes, and warning signs of teenage smoking. Also, tips on prevention and treatment of adolescent tobacco use, including smokeless tobacco and cigarettes. Our goal is to help prevent tobacco use amongst teenagers, and encourage teens to quit smoking through smoking cessation programs.


Overview of Teenage Smoking
In this overview of teenage smoking we learn more about alternative smoking devices; kreteks, bidis, and hookahs are all defined. Learn why these aren't any better than smoking cigarettes or cigars. Also get some tips on how to help teens stop smoking.
Teenage Smoking Prevention
Teenage smoking prevention isn't easy. Statistics say 1 in 2 teens have tried some form of tobacco, cigarettes being the most popular form. Learn about national efforts to prevent teen smoking and what parents can do to help prevent adolescent smoking.