Don't let advertising fool you! Vaping, smoking and chewing tobacco means throwing away your health. You are not disposable!
Nobody Wins with Tobacco
Vaping, smoking and chewing tobacco are seriously bad for your health. When you use tobacco, you're welcoming all kinds of symptoms and health risks to your body.
Your brain and body are still developing, meaning that you're more vulnerable than adults.
Beware of the lasting damage tobacco has does to your life, those around you, your pets and the planet.
Consider The Risks
Do you know how using tobacco products — and even vape products without nicotine — can affect your body? Even if only your friends do smoke or vape, you could be exposed to the dangers of secondhand or thirdhand smoke. Here are just a few of the awful effects they have on your health:
Shortness of Breath
High Cancer Risk
High Risk of lung Disease
Increased Risk of Future Addiction to Other Substances
For immediate help and guidance, talk to an adult you trust like a parent, guardian, doctor or teacher. Beating a nicotine addiction isn't easy, but you don't have to do it alone. If you aren't ready to talk to an adult in your life, check out these resources.
Get the free support you need to quit through phone coaching, necessary quit medication and the Quit Guide. Choose the method that works best for you with the South Dakota Quitline.