Long-Term Effects of Smoking
Lung, mouth, throat, kidney, and stomach cancers
Coronary heart disease
Emphysema and other chronic diseases Significantly reduced lifespan – If teens continue their habit into adulthood, they can expect to spend over $75,000 in excess medical care related to their smoking, and a life expectancy up to 20 years shorter than non-smokers
.Contrary to common belief, smoking may also increase depressive symptoms in some adolescents.