Personal Stories

Todd G.

TODD G.'S BIO

  • Lancaster / York County
  • 19 years old
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish)
  • Started smoking at age 13
  • Many family members smoke
  • Wants to quit for his younger brother

VIDEO JOURNAL ENTRIES

Todd introduces himself

Posted Tuesday, January 15, 2008

Summary

Todd is a 19-year old who has been smoking for the last 6 years. Like many, he started his habit in an attempt to look "cool" and was more of a casual smoker at first. It soon became a habit and he is now smoking around one pack a day. Follow along as he attempts to quit.

Smoking Fact

Cigars contain many of the same cancer causing agents that are found in cigarettes. Cigar smoking is known to cause lung cancer as well as cancer of the mouth, larynx, esophagus, and possibly the pancreas.