Eight Tips on Talking to Youth about Tobacco


The V. Rev. Dr. Joseph Purpura, Chairman of the Department of Youth and Parish Ministries, highlights this information for you, your teen, and your community, from the Center for Tobacco Products (CTP).

Eight Tips on Talking to Youth about Tobacco

Last week, Center for Tobacco Products shared information on youth tobacco use. Now, we invite you to learn our eight tips on talking to youth about the dangers of using tobacco.

Consider this: Each day in the United States, more than 3,800 youth under age 18 smoke their first cigarette and more than 1,000 youth under age 18 become daily cigarette smokers. If you are a parent, you play an important and influential role in the effort to prevent youth from using tobacco.