First you shouldn’t smoke because second-hand smoke can seriously hurt someone badly. Secondly, it’s bad for your health, lungs and your teeth. Thirdly, it will increase your chances of getting any type of cancer.

Here are some facts about smoking: 400,000 people die every year from smoking related illnesses; and if both of your parents smoke it increases your chances of smoking when you grow up.

If you smoke, your chances of bad things happening to you will increase a lot.

Aidan Masri, student

Stillwater Middle School

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