Deanna Durrett: The Campaign for Tobacco Free
Thompson, Catherine, Bahara, Sabrina, Social Studies Review
Cigarettes kill more than 400,000 Americans every year - that means more deaths than from AIDS , alcohol, care accidents, murders, suicides, drugs and fires, combined. 668341 children became regular smokers in 2008 (http://www.tobaccofreekids.org, 2009).
Many children are becoming victims of propaganda and the easy accessibility to cigarettes and eventually, the devastating consequences of smoking. The purpose of this article is to inform teachers about how they can use the story of a young person who has effectively campaigned against smoking to show children a healthy role model and discourage them from smoking. In spite of years of public campaigns against smoking , twenty-one …
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Publication information: Article title: Deanna Durrett: The Campaign for Tobacco Free. Contributors: Thompson, Catherine - Author, Bahara, Sabrina - Author. Magazine title: Social Studies Review. Volume: 48. Issue: 2 Publication date: Spring 2009. Page number: 34+. © California Council for the Social Studies Fall 2001. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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