Take six slow, deep breaths when you have the urge to smoke or use smokeless tobacco. Inhale strength and calmness, and exhale toxic poisons and feelings.
Tobacco related statistics for Indiana residents are alarming:
Indiana ranks 6th highest in smoking in USTobacco kill approximately 10,000 Hoosiers every year. 27 Hoosiers die every day from tobacco-related illnesses.Over 40% of 12th graders currently smoke.57% of infants born in Indiana went home to smoke-filled environments.Smoking costs every man, woman, and child in Indiana $548 per year for health-related costs.15.1% of pregnant women in St. Joseph County smoke cigarettes (Indiana ranks 12th highest in infant mortality).Program:
Residents notice an increased amount of advertisement and publicity to increase awareness regarding local tobacco activities and deceptive tobacco industry practices. The program has four essential components:
Building Strong Communities Based Partnerships, including Diverse Partnerships Protecting Hoosiers from Environment Tobacco Smoke Reduce Youth Initiation to Tobacco Promoting and Using Cessation Resources
Secondhand smoke affects everyone exposed to it. Evidence continues to accumulate saying that exposure to secondhand smoke increases non-smokers risk of lung cancer and heart disease. In children, exposure to secondhand smoke is associated with respiratory problems including asthma, pneumonia, bronchitis, SIDS (Sudden Infant Death Syndrome) and low birth weight.
Only a small percentage of high-school students who want to stop smoking are successful in achieving abstinence, Reuters reported May ...