Myths About Smoking and Chewing Tobacco

"Everyone smokes, so it can't be that bad. I only smoke at parties."

Myth busted: Nope! Even a few puffs hurt your body. You can get addicted after only trying a few smokes.

"Chewing tobacco is a part of playing sports"

Myth busted: No, chewing tobacco or smoking actually can make you worse at your game.

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"Smoking will make you skinnier"

Myth busted: Smoking is not a weight loss tool. Many times when people quit smoking they replace it with food, and that is a big part of their weight gain. If you are worried about your looks, think about the face that smoking causes wrinkles, yellow teeth and gross nails.