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Posted by: zachary 5/18/2006 7:43 PM

          Some of the health problems tobacco causes includes colds and upper respiratory problems.  Tobacco is also the most common cause of lung cancer.  Heart disease can also be caused by smoking tobacco.  There are 200 known poisons in tobacco that cause these problems.

          It is important not to take drugs.  If you are offered a chance to do drugs a technique I learned to say no is called the Skipping CD where you continue to say no until the person who offered you the drug give up trying to convince you to take it.  Avoiding areas where you know there are drugs and choosing friends that won’t pressure you to do drugs will also help to keep me from taking drugs.

          The skills and knowledge I have learned in D.A.R.E. will greatly affect my future.  Knowing what drugs can do to me and having ways to avoid taking them will increase the chances of me living a healthy life.  What I learned in D.A.R.E. will also effect my decisions involving drugs.  I’ll think about careers I may want to consider and how the drugs may ruin my chance of getting them.  I’ll also remember the harmful effects drugs have and what it’ll do to my body.

          Over all the D.A.R.E. programs information was extremely useful.  The most important things I learned are that there are 200 poisons in tobacco and the Skipping CD technique.  Knowing these things will ensure I won’t do drugs.  I also pledge never to take drugs that will do any harm to my body. 

     
  

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