KEY MESSAGES on Tobacco products


KEY MESSAGES on Tobacco products

KEY- MESSAGE-S on- Tobacco- products

      KEY MESSAGES on smoking


· Tobacco products kill more than 8 million people every year. Tobacco and related industries must

· continuously find new consumers to replace the ones that their products are killing to maintain revenue.


· Tobacco companies spent over 9 billion in marketing and advertising and the world lost 8 million

· lives from causes related to tobacco use and exposure to second-hand smoke.


· Tobacco and related industries’ tactics to market to children and adolescents include:

over 15,000 flavors, most of which attract children and adolescents

social media influencers and marketing

sponsored events and parties

school scholarships

sleek, sexy designs

product placement in entertainment media

free product samples

single stick cigarettes make addiction more affordable

selling products at eye level for children

product placement and advertising near schools


· We want to create a generation that is free from tobacco and second-hand smoke and the death

· and disease that they cause.

· Break free from the tobacco and related industries’ manipulation by becoming educated on their

· tactics and the harm caused by their products.


· Tobacco use is responsible for 25% of all cancer deaths globally. Use of nicotine and tobacco

· products increases the risk of cancer, cardiovascular and pulmonary disease.


· Over 1 million people die from second-hand smoke exposure every year.


· Children and adolescents who use e-cigarettes at least double their chance of smoking cigarettes later in life. 


· E-cigarette use increases your risk of heart disease and lung disorders.


· Nicotine in e-cigarettes is a highly addictive drug and can damage children’s developing brains.


· Smoking shisha is just as harmful as other forms of tobacco use.


· Smokeless doesn’t mean that it’s harmless. 


· Smoking is expensive, and you pay for it with your looks and your health. It causes bad breath,

· yellow teeth, wrinkly skin, unhealthy lungs and a poor immune system.


· Shisha smoke is toxic. It contains substances that cause cancer.


· Chewing tobacco can cause mouth cancer, tooth loss, brown teeth, white patches, and gum disease.