Threats – Rethink Tobacco
Tried cold turkey... Testimonials Are you ready to quit? Watch now
I did it
Wow, I Stunk! Testimonials Are you ready to quit? Watch now
That smell in my clothes
COVID-19: People who smoke or vape may be at increased risk
5 Dangers of Smoking

5 Dangers of Smoking

1. Smoking is addictive. Nicotine is a drug that is naturally present in the tobacco plant and is primarily responsible for a person’s addiction to tobacco products, including cigarettes. The addiction to cigarettes and other tobacco products that nicotine causes is similar to the addiction produced by using drugs such as heroin and cocaine.

2. One cigarette reduces your life by 11 minutes. Smoking has been found to harm nearly every organ in the body and reduces a person’s overall health.

3. Smoking is a leading cause of cancer and death from cancer. It causes cancers of the lung, esophagus, larynx, mouth, throat, kidney, bladder, liver, pancreas, stomach, cervix, colon, and rectum.

4. Smoking causes heart disease, stroke, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), emphysema, diabetes, osteoporosis, rheumatoid arthritis, age-related macular degeneration and cataracts, and worsens asthma symptoms in adults. Smokers are at higher risk of developing pneumonia, tuberculosis, and other airway infections, and smoking weakens the immune system.

5. Smoking makes it harder for a woman to get pregnant. A pregnant smoker is at higher risk of miscarriage, having an ectopic pregnancy, having her baby born too early and with an abnormally low birth weight, and having her baby born with a cleft lip and/or cleft palate. A woman who smokes during or after pregnancy increases her infant’s risk of death from Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS). Men who smoke are at greater risk of erectile dysfunction.
  1. Cancer.gov
  2. National Center for Biotechnology Information
  3. Cancer.gov
  4. Cancer.gov
  5. Cancer.gov
(Hide sources)
Let’s Do THIS!

Let’s Do THIS!

No Nic New Year! When you vape you're inhaling straight up TOXINS! Skip it and quit being nic sic! Tell your family & friends you're ditching vape. Quitting can be tough—so ask for support—especially during the first 4 or 5 days when withdrawl and cravings will be the worst. Get rid of ALL vape products or anything that might make you think of using them. Use the Four D's to fight cravings:
  1. Delay (the urge to vape will pass—really)
  2. Deep breathe (3, 5 or 10—whatever it takes)
  3. Drink water (chew gum or pop some mints)
  4. Do something (walk, go outside, do 5 push ups—take your mind off vaping)
Don't give up. You can do this. Steezy! If you need extra support, talk to a Quit Coach (they can help anyone 13+ put a quit plan together) or step down gradually with FREE medication when you order a Kickstart Kit

No Nic New Year!

No Nic New Year!

Let's Do THIS! When you vape you're inhaling straight up TOXINS! Skip it and quit being nic sic! Tell your family & friends you're ditching vape. Quitting can be tough—so ask for support—especially during the first 4 or 5 days when withdrawl and cravings will be the worst. Get rid of ALL vape products or anything that might make you think of using them. Use the Four D's to fight cravings:
  1. Delay (the urge to vape will pass—really)
  2. Deep breathe (3, 5 or 10 —whatever it takes)
  3. Drink water (chew gum or pop some mints)
  4. Do something (walk, go outside, do 5 push ups—take your mind off vaping)
Don't give up. You can do this. Steezy! If you need extra support, talk to a Quit Coach (they can help anyone 13+ put a quit plan together) or step down gradually with FREE medication when you order a Kickstart Kit
Ditch Vape
You’re 5X More Likely To Get COVID If You Vape
Stress Happens

What’s in the Tin?

What’s in the Tin?

If you think smokeless tobacco is a safe
alternative to smoking, think again.

Find out what hidden dangers are
found in the tin. ??

CancerClick the words to discover the threats

Cancer<small><em>Click</em> the words to discover the threats</small>

Smokeless tobacco contains 28
cancer-causing agents (carcinogens).

CavitiesClick the words to discover the threats

Cavities<small><em>Click</em> the words to discover the threats</small>

Smokeless tobacco use can cause
cancer, oral health problems, and
nicotine addiction.

Gum DiseaseClick the words to discover the threats

Gum Disease<small><em>Click</em> the words to discover the threats</small>

Smokeless tobacco is associated with
recession of the gums, gum disease,
and tooth decay.

Heart DiseaseClick the words to discover the threats

Heart Disease<small><em>Click</em> the words to discover the threats</small>

Long term use of tobacco has been
linked to heart disease.

Loose TeethClick the words to discover the threats

Loose Teeth<small><em>Click</em> the words to discover the threats</small>

Smokeless tobacco is associated with
recession of the gums, gum disease,
and tooth decay.

Mouth LesionsClick the words to discover the threats

Mouth Lesions<small><em>Click</em> the words to discover the threats</small>

Smokeless tobacco is also strongly
associated with  leukoplakia
a precancerous lesion of the soft tissue
in the mouth.

Killer Fact: Chew Tobacco
Back To Top
Threats