Smoking Out the Truth Teens and Tobacco

(DVD) 2006, Grades 7-12, Cambridge Educational, 24 minutes

This video focuses on misconceptions surrounding teen smoking, exposing the faulty reasoning that leads kids to start or continue the habit. It also offers several ways to quit or abstain and provides strategies for doing so. The program features myth-busting classroom presentations delivered by smoking and nonsmoking students. Topics covered include the methods and mind-set behind teen-targeted cigarette advertising, and the ways that nicotine and tobacco damage health and personal appearance. A viewable and printable instructors guide contains learning objectives, educational standards, fast facts, discussion questions, with more available online.

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