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3.6 Million Kids Smoking their Health Away | Care2 Healthy Living

3.6 Million Kids Smoking their Health Away | Care2 Healthy Living

More than 3.6 million kids smoke , according to a new report released by Surgeon General Dr. Regina Benjamin. Tobacco is the leading cause of preventable and premature death, killing more than 1,200 Americans every day. For every tobacco-related death two new young people under the age of 26 become regular smokers. About three out of four high school smokers continue to smoke into adulthood. The surgeon general’s report provides more scientific evidence about the addictive properties of nicotine. The younger people are when they begin smoking tobacco, the higher the likelihood they will become addicted — and the more heavily addicted they will become. “The addictive power of nicotine makes tobacco use much more than a passing phase for most teens . We now know smoking causes immediate physical damage, some of which is permanent,” said Dr. Benjamin. “Today, more than 600,00...

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