What about the Kids?!

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Children are less likely to smoke if their parents do not smoke. Every year in Australia 70,000 teenagers become regular smokers. The younger the children are when they start smoking, the more likely they are to die of a smoking-related disease.

Young children first become conscious of cigarettes as early as 4 months and by the age of 3 years more than 90% of children are familiar with cigarettes.

Children in families where there are smokers suffer more coughs and respiratory infections than those children in families where there are no smokers.
Children whose parents tell them not to smoke or children who believe that their parents would disapprove of them smoking are less likely to
smoke than children who do not receive such messages from their parents.

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The Effects of Passive Smoking

Evidence has mounted over the past 20 years that passive smoking is harmful:

· The smoke from the tip of a cigarette contains carcinogens and toxic substances – in some cases 30 times higher than inhaled smoke.

·Research shows that non-smokers exposed to a spouse’s tobacco smoke at home have between 35% - 53% higher chance of developing lung cancer than non-exposed non-smokers.

· Non smokers living with smokers have an average 30% increase risk from heart attacks (source:Quit)

Three quarters of adults, who smoke, began smoking when they were adolescents.

Some 12 and 13 year olds showed evidence of addiction within days of their first cigarette, according to research reported by the British Medical Association journal Tobacco Control.

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Smoking on the rise with girls Among NSW secondary school students, the prevalence of smoking has increase since 1990. More girls are smoking than boys, and on average, smoking as much as 20 cigarettes per week. Over 107,000 students smoke cigarettes illegally supplied and worth an estimated

Scientists have confirmed a suspicion held by some smokers but never proven: It could take just a few cigarettes to become addicted.

"There's been a suspicion that many people become addicted very quickly, but this is really the first hard evidence that we've had that this occurs," said Dr. Richard Hurt, director of the Nicotine Dependency Unit at the Mayo Clinic.

You’ll be amazed at how easy it could be for you to stop through hypnosis.
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