Why teens might chose to drink or use tobacco?
1. Peer pressure 2. To look and feel "grown-up" 3. Modeling parents' behavior 4. Curiosity 5. Boredom 6. Self-medication 7. Rebellion 8. Ignorance 9. To have fun 10. They've become addicted
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DO NOT TEEN DRINK . Never teen drink. When I was 13 I started drinking all the time. Because of my drinking I am typing this from a hospital bed.. Yes Drink and smoke every day it is good for you!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Most teens consume alcohol, although most do so infrequently. The proportion who drink increases with age. The proportion also varies geographically, by socio-economic status, gender, race, religion, etc. The average at which drinking begins averages about 12 years around the world
In North Carolina the legal age for tobacco usage is 18. Is it smart to use tobacco? No. Do I use tobacco? Yes. Does this make me dumb? Sadly, yes. Is it smart to use tobacco at any age? No.
stress with parents, school, and relationships. trust me im a teen. and that's why i took the risk
Probably because it makes social interactions easier, and there is more than likely some 'peer pressure' involved. It helps teen relieve stress from school or homework etc. and to fit in at school and make them feel cooler. Or that Their parents do it and they copy them.
You just have to enjoy the little thing in life. Binge drinking - there's a way through it.. Monitor your teenager's activities. Do whatever you can to help them avoid being at a gathering or party where binge drinking may be a factor. And by all means, never allow your teen to host a party in your… home where alcohol is being served. Inform your child of the dangers before it's too late. ( Full Answer )
I believe that chewing tobacco and smoking tobacco is used for assome people express that it calms then down or relieves stress. Itcan also cause addiction though, which is bad. Answer2: Snuff is a powdered tobacco, usually sold in cans orpouches. Often, users place it inside the lower lip or cheek.…Chewing tobacco is sold in long strands, usually in a pouch. As thename suggests, it is chewed, not sucked. Tobacco leaves, abused bysmokers, can also be used in making disinfectants and insecticides.Regarding many of earth's resources, much is yet to be learned asto how they can be beneficially employed. ( Full Answer )
Peer pressure mostly. People think that if others do it and then they do it it makes them cool.
it may be a rebellious attempt at something. peer pressure. some times kids will use it for relief. others think its cool. and the other, others ma just want some attention, or they've waited so long for attention that they just don't care any more.
Tobacco use has been linked to pre-colonial cultures in the Americas, and likely far predates European presence there.
Most Tobacco is growth in the South East. Kentucky, the Carolinas, Virginia, and Tennessee are the highest tobacco-producing states.
It's used for smoking and drugs. It is bad for your life and your lungs, so don't use it.
some kids think it is "cool"umm some do it b/c they no that there parents wouldn't approve and they want to go againt there parents b/c they made them mad some do it b/c belive it or not peer pressure wen i was a kid they was the only reason i started drinking
Not really but it does worsen it you you drink to feel better. Were not depressed becasue we drink we drink because were depressed.
i dont drink but i can sympathize, life is harder for us than most adults understand
By marketing their products in ways that appeal to teens - trying to make their packaging look more like candy is one way that they try to encourage teens to smoke.
No teen...no person can totally rid the entire world of drinking, but you can prevent you and your friends from going down that road and you should. you can talk to your peers and warn them about the dangers of drinking
They manufacture the products and spend billions every year on advertising, trying to get people addicted to them,
um alot!@!@!@ my high school alown has 2000 kids and about everyone there smokes and were just one school
smoking and in the olden days they use to feed it to horses to kill internal parasites
Technically, you could go to juvenille detention center.. 99% of the time you will get off with a warning. but if you're caught in school, or something like that you might have to go to a quitting smoking class.
yahh, i think so if your under 18. i dunno . YES! If anyone under the age of 21 gets caught drinking or intoxicated, it is called underage consumption. (This is in the United States.)
That they will become addicted to nicotine, continue to chew or use snuff, and develop various forms of oral and throat cancer down the line.
Why Teens smoke? *To look cool *To be like a famous person *Peer pressure *Wanna to try it *My parents or family members to smoke *Wanting more responsibly *Media Literacy Now reasons to stay a nonsmoker! *Fresh Breath *Healthy Skin *More Energy *Fewer Allergies *Saving Money *Being honest with par…ents and friends *Better smelling clothes and hair ( Full Answer )
I guess many of teenagers realize that can have health problems ifthey continue to smoke tobacco products and they decide to quit.
Teen drinking can be more dangerous than adult drinking because teenagers already suffer to some extent from poor judgment, simply because they are too inexperienced and are struggling with the biological and social transitions which the teenage years bring, and if they then use a drug which further… impairs their judgment, the result can be really bad judgment. I do not believe that teenagers should be forbidden to consume alcohol, but I do believe that their alcohol consumption should limited to a moderate quantity, preferably not more than one drink per day. ( Full Answer )
Use of smokeless tobacco among teens had been showing a decline over the past decade-until 2009.According to the survey, current use of smokeless tobacco among 8th-graders was 3.7 percent and 6.5 percent for 10th-graders. Among 12th-graders, 8.4 percent reported using smokeless tobacco in the last m…onth, a number not seen since 1999. ( Full Answer )
2,000,000 Hundreds of teens die each year in alcohol-related crashes. However, the Partnership for Safe Driving reports that both speeding and distracted driving are much more serious problems for teens than drunken driving. According to official statistics collected by the National Highway Traffi…c Safety Administration, about seven out of every ten teens killed in traffic crashes had not been drinking at all. ( Full Answer )
The way it can harm teens isx' because there under the influence and they can get serious injures and there mom an dad don't even know '
Different in every state/country, I know that in Illinois we have a no tolerance policy that states anyone under the age of 21 that has a BAC/BAL of over 0.00 can and most likely will get arrested
Teen drinking is underage drinking, which is when people who are below the legal drinking age consume alcoholic beverages. Teens who drink do not perform well in school and they tend to have negative relationships with their family members. Drunk driving is dangerous and can lead to serious injuries…, even death - not just for the driver, but for passengers in the car, as well as people into whom the driver might crash. 40% of fatal alcohol-induced car accidents involve teens. If someone is under the influence, he or she is incapable of proper judgment and may get involved in other risky behavior. Teens who drink often turn to drugs, which can also be a result of impaired judgment. Teen alcohol use causes health problems, including liver damage, malnutrition, heart problems, and stomach ulcers. The most serious effect of underage drinking is alcohol dependence. You are four times as likely to become an alcoholic if you start drinking at 15 than if you wait until age 21. ( Full Answer )
i dont drink but i can sympathize, life is harder for us than most adults understand. There is a certain phycological boost as it gives you a sense of authority and it makes them feel oder than they and often gives a sense of satisfaction/thrill that the rae doing considered extreme or risky which s…ome teens crave contrary to the thought of many adults that teens are simply stupid and go out looking for trouble. ( Full Answer )
Teens smoke tobacco because it is seen as "cool". Others see there friends smoking and are curious as to what it's like. It's more of a social thing rather than an habit. I'm 13 and have the odd cigarette now and again. I no the dangers and I absolutely detest smoking. Ironic really.
I am 14 and I have not felt as good as I have since I started the shakes... Herbalifes safe...
Well speaking from experience the most obvious signs would be hangovers in the next day. Just watch them after they come home from a sleep over.
Approximately 10.0 million persons ages 12 to 20 (26.3 % of this age group) reported drinking alcohol in the past month. .
You can't prevent it entirely. Teens are a reflection of their parents. If their parents coming home and having a drink or two or more at night to unwind, then they'll be more likely to see it as a possible coping skill for themselves. Even though teens seem rebellious, they are still the kid that y…ou raised underneath. Have discussions about the dangers of alcohol. Make sure that no matter what they do, they don't drive while intoxicated. Keep an open dialogue with your teen. They still need you, even though they hide it really well. ( Full Answer )
Approximately zero. The main health risk of tobacco is cancer, which usually takes morethan a few years to develop to the point of being fatal. Sinceteens in most places don't even have (legal) access to tobaccountil they're almost not teens anymore, the number of teens whocontract and die from can…cer in the one or two years where they canboth get tobacco AND are still teens is pretty small. Teens who have asthma and smoke could potentially die prettyquickly, but this could be considered dying from stupidity ratherthan tobacco, as taking up smoking when you're already having difficulty breathing is not very bright. The number of people who die from tobacco-related diseases who started using tobacco products when they were teens,though, is much, much higher. ( Full Answer )
cuz they think it's too tired to exercise, they're barely too lazy to move away from computers and TVs.
Tobacco produces nicotine which can narrow blood vessels thus limiting flow of blood and nutrients in your growing fetus thus you have a small gestational baby or intrauterine retarded growth baby.
They are putting warning labels on their products,and they are allowing stay off drug programs.
Liver Damage Short and Long Term Brain damage such as poor brain development and reduced motor skills it also affects judgement and can create a dependency on alcohol
in my personal opinion, 100%. but there are defiantly more teens that drink alcohol that those who don't.
Because standard drinks of beer, wine and distilled spirits all contain the same amount of alcohol (0.60 oz), this information helps us avoid myths such as the belief that beer contains less alcohol than a shot of whiskey.
Losing weight for teens is the same as for anyone; consume less calories than you burn. Eat a balanced diet; if you're not sure whether you are, research a balanced diet. I'm sure you know enough to eat more fruits and veggies and avoid 'junk' food. If you don't get much exercise, increase that. Wal…k farther distances, park farther from your destination, leave the car and walk when you can. When you're at the mall, browsing and hanging out won't burn much calories, but since you're there, make it a point to take an extra 'lap' or two around the mall with strong strides and your back straight. Consider joining a group that meets regularly to walk or swim, or whatever activity you prefer. Don't start off full speed ahead, take it step by step. Don't be fooled by products that make promises; even those that may work initially, your body adjusts itself to inappropriate measures like drugs (herbal or chemical) and crash diets by going into 'starvation' mode and preserving the fat it has available. Once you have 'tinkered' with your body chemistry and its natural processes, it's very difficult to get it to function normally again. Use your scale less and let how you feel be your guide. Don't be discouraged by backslides, just pick up where you left off. Once you have made a lot of small changes and begin to feel the difference, treat yourself occasionally with something special; since it will only be once in a while, choose your treat carefully. Choose something that will be satisfying and not leave you wanting more. It's much easier to maintain good habits over the long term if you know that you can be human now and then. For a teen, these habits can last a lifetime. ( Full Answer )
There are many reasons. Personally i suppose they appeal to teens more then any other age range is because they are the most unaware. teens what to be cool, there young, they are full of energy and stupid decisions.
I don't have own a physical dictionary, because I have access to dozens of excellent on-line dictionaries, applications, digital dictionaries, and browser add-ons that allow me to more quickly and thoroughly research the definition, origin, and examples of a given word and compare various dictionary… entries at the same time. I do basically all of my writing on a computer, and thus have quicker access to these digital dictionaries than I would to a physical one. I find it tedious to search for a word in a dictionary of of several hundred pages of tiny text. ( Full Answer )
Why is tobacco use so unhealthy for teenagers What is the big deal about teens smoking anyways right it's not that unhealthy or is it explain the dangers of tobacco use?
You say it's "not that unhealthy" - okay let's look at some official United Nations statistics: . 56% of heart attacks are caused by smoking . 66% of lung cancer is caused by smoking . 74% of throat cancer is caused by smoking . 49% of mouth cancer is caused by smoking . 50% of bladder cancer… is caused by smoking . 71% of kidney cancer is caused by smoking . 40% of stomach cancer is caused by smoking . 40% of testes (testicle) cancer is caused by smoking . 45% of cervix cancer is caused by smoking . 51% of breast cancer is caused by smoking . 53% of prostrate cancer is caused by smoking . 43% of respiratory arrests are caused by smoking . 39% of miscarriages are caused by smoking . 71% of male smokers suffer infertility at some point in their lives . 74% of female smokers suffer infertility at some point in their lives . 100% of smokers suffer from mild to chronic coughing . 100% of smokers have permanently damaged lungs preventing them running long distances or holding their breath . 98% of smokers have "dead skin" around their fingers caused by nicotine poisoning (yellow fingers) . 95% of smokers suffer tooth decay. 64% of that 95% have false teeth by the age of 30 . 100% of smokers suffer fatty build-ups in arteries, causing blood pressure issues . 92% of children who hang around smoking parents have a below average IQ This list can go on forever. Your statement in the question is incorrect. It is indeed a big deal. So much of a deal that many countries have made underage smoking a jailable offence. It is also illegal in a lot of countries to smoke in a car, public place or public building. Tax on tobacco is also at least between 3%-8% higher than tax on other items such as alcohol. ( Full Answer )
Would be difficult to calculate, atleast oneperson everyday is else misusing tobacco for one reason or another.
First, this subject is still being debated by scholars, teachers, and parents. There is a theory called "strong media effects" which says the media are very influential, especially in teaching kids to do certain things. (It is usually applied to negative behaviors, like drinking, acting in a violent… manner, etc.) Using this theory, we can say that since the media often portray drinking as fun (especially in commercials), or as a necessary part of being social (adults on drama and comedy programs are frequently depicted as having a drink or two, and drunks are often the subject of jokes), these depictions give kids the impression that they should be drinking too. But not everyone accepts the theory of strong media effects (including me). Yes, the media can influence kids. Yes, it does seem like drinking is pervasive on TV and in movies. But kids can also be influenced by their home life, by their relationship with their parents, by what their peers are doing, by their teachers, etc etc. If parents are very honest with their kids about the positives and negatives of drinking, this may influence teens to think carefully before giving in to peer pressure. If kids have a relative who is in recovery from alcoholism, this too can affect a young person's attitude. I do not believe that just watching TV programs will make kids drink. If parents teach their kids about media literacy (how to analyze what they see on TV or in movies or commercials), there is a good chance that their teen may resist the temptation, or wait till he or she is older, or only become a social drinker, or in my case, make the decision to never drink at all. ( Full Answer )