Featured Video: "SMOKE FREE (The Way 2 Be)"
by The Brooklyn Smoke Free Partnership and Global Kids in association with Chernak Media Group
Tobacco Companies are marketing us. They spend billions of dollars to market their deadly addictive products in stores. In New York State, the tobacco industry spends approximately $1 million per day to market its products.
What is tobacco marketing? It's that big display of cigarettes, cigars and other tobacco products behind the cash registers. Tobacco companies pay store owners to keep tobacco products right there in our faces whenever we go to a store.
Why? Because they need us to get hooked on smoking to replace all the people who quit or die from smoking related diseases. Tobacco companies even call us "replacement smokers".
The worst part is they are winning because each year 22,500 youth become new daily smokers in New York State alone.
If you've seen enough tobacco marketing, click to learn more about our campaign.
SEEN ENOUGH? GET INVOLVED!
Join teens around the state in spreading the word with our "We've Seen Enough Tobacco" campaign.