Unformatted text preview: become a model community as other communities are moving to stop teen tobacco use. A recent national study showed that 36.5% of females, and 40.8% of males buy their cigarettes from stores, whether it be a gas station or a supermarket. Hopefully, as more and more merchants see the trouble they face if caught selling to minors, they will stop selling. True, tightening down on stores that sell tobacco to minors isn¹t going to completely stop the problem of teen tobacco use. Teens continue to get them from other sources. But it definitely does hamper their efforts. With more education in schools, and perhaps stronger punishments for teens caught with tobacco, more and more teens will see the problems with the tobacco usage, and will stop the habit. How to Cite this Page MLA Citation: "Free Persuasive Essay - We Can Stop Teens from Smoking." 123HelpMe.com . 31 Jan 2010 <http://www.123HelpMe.com/view.asp?id=11865>....
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- English, Cigarette, Tobacco smoking, Cigar