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999 Balmoral Street
Thunder Bay, ON
P7B 6E7
Phone: (807) 625-5900
Toll-Free: (888) 294-6630
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Keep Kids Tobacco Free

If you never start, you'll never have to quit.

Kids who use tobacco:

  • Cough and have asthma attacks more often.
  • Develop more frequent and serious breathing problems.
  • Have poorer athletic performances and endurance.
  • Are more likely to use alcohol and other drugs such as marijuana.
  • Can become addicted in as little as 3 cigarettes.

Take a stand at home - early and often

  • Parents are the greatest role models.
  • Talk directly to kids about the risks of tobacco use. Talk about ways to 'say no' and the people they may know that use tobacco products.
  • If you use tobacco, you can still make a difference. Try not to smoke or chew around your kids, and keep your tobacco products, lighters, and ashtrays out of sight and out of reach.


Last Updated: 4/29/2013

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