Teens and Tobacco 1/2 Day
About this Class
Date and Time
Saturday September 17, 2016 9:00am to 12:00pm
for Teens Age 17 & Younger
Pulliam Community Center
545 n. Cleveland Ave
Loveland, CO 80537
Class DescriptionA 4-HOUR SEMINAR EDUCATING TEENS ON THE HARMFUL EFFECTS OF TOBACCO PRODUCTS AND OFFERING REALISTIC STRATEGIES FOR QUITTING.
In Colorado, an estimated 250 teenagers start smoking each week. Tobacco is a $48 billion dollar a year industry.
Teenagers are the targeted population for tobacco companies. Approximately 35 percent of all teenagers use tobacco products and do not realize how addictive and dangerous they are until it is too late.
Teens and Tobacco empowers teenagers with an in-depth understanding of tobacco pharmacology, short and long-term health consequences of smoking, facts on second-hand smoke and smokeless tobacco, how tobacco companies target youth and healthy alternatives for quitting.
Healthy and diseased lung
Media and Advertising
Breathing Lung Exhibit
Short and Long-Term Health Effects
Strategies for Quitting
I.S.A.E. will accommodate all indigent clients as determined by the referring agency. Clients must submit a 300-word essay to the referral source within 1 week of attending.
Who should attend?
Juveniles receiving tickets for tobacco possession and/or smoking on school grounds. Any teenager who is considering quitting and wants information.