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Get The Straight Scoop on Smoking...

Did You Know?

Instructions:

Tap or Roll-over each paw below and get the facts you need to know about smoking.

Health Effects

Smoking cigarettes or chewing tobacco can hurt your body. Click or Tap on the body parts to see some of the ways you can be affected.

Hair

Smoking turns hair grey sooner and can cause hair loss.

Mouth

Smokeless tobacco causes sores in the mouth and on gums.

Teeth

Smoking and chew make teeth turn yellow and have brown stains.

Face

Cigarette smoke ages your skin and causes wrinkles.

Heart

Nicotine makes your heart beat faster.

Lungs

Smoking makes it hard to breathe and causes coughs, asthma and other lung problems.

How to help someone quit

Invite the person to look at this website with you. Adults can also find more information about quitting here

The Corner Store

What’s behind the Counter?

As the picture below shows, tobacco products are often sold from big colorful displays. Some of the packages even look like candy. This makes it seem like these products are safe and fun - NOT TRUE!

All tobacco products are harmful to your body. DON’T BE TRICKED OR FOOLED.


The Corner Store - Don't Be Tricked or Fooled

Play True or False

Click or Tap to see the answer!

Tobacco products are put in big colorful displays at eye level to attract your attention.
True. It is advertisement for the products. You may not realize that your eyes are drawn to the display.

DON’T BE TRICKED OR FOOLED.
Tobacco only comes in one flavor.
False. Tobacco comes in different flavors. You may see flavored cigars, snus or orbs. They come in candy and fruit flavors which can make them seem safer to use. All forms of smoking and tobacco are harmful.

DON’T BE TRICKED OR FOOLED.
Sometimes these harmful products look like candy.
True. They may look like small mints or breath strips. They contain nicotine and are dangerous.



Orbs and Strips are smokeless tobacco products that dissolve and release nicotine.

DON’T BE TRICKED OR FOOLED.
Tobacco companies spend billions of dollars each year to advertise their tobacco products.
True. They spend over half a million dollars a day in New York.

DON’T BE TRICKED OR FOOLED.
Electronic cigarettes also known as e-cigarettes are not safe.
True. They contain harmful chemicals. If you smoke them, you may get hooked on nicotine.

DON’T BE TRICKED OR FOOLED.

Activities

Collection of online games to help fight agianst tobacco


Bonko's Body Quiz

» Play Bonko's Body Quiz!

Unscramble the Tobacco Words!

» Play Unscramble the Tobacco Words!

Stash It or Trash It

» Play Stash It or Trash It

Smokes and Ladders

» Play Smokes and Ladders