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How much money does it cost to smoke?

For someone who smokes only one pack of cigarettes
a day and spends about TWO DOLLARS a day...

The Rainbow Raccoons remind you,

"Be smart. Don't start!"


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Here are some things you can buy,
instead of spending that money on cigarettes...

17 Days
2 Months and 5 Days
7 Months


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Here are some things rich people in the
tobacco companies can buy with money people
like you and your friends might spend on cigarettes...

Notice the License Plate
on the Mercedes 560 SEL
Which gives you the message: PD 4 BY RJR (Paid for by R.J. Reynolds)
(Maybe it should say, "paid for by people who smoke cigarettes!")

The Rainbow Raccoons remind you,

"Be smart. Don't start!"


Photo of RJR Mercedes taken in Winston-Salem, North Carloina


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Be Smart. Don't Start!
(Three Strikes)

Strike 1 is when you think smoking is cool.

Strike 2 is when you try cigarettes for the first time.

Strike 3 is when you get hooked!

The Rainbow Raccoons remind you,

"Be smart. Don't start!"


WARNING: Graphic pictures of lungs are displayed on this page!!!

Is smoking cool?

Smoking makes you smell like a used ash tray.

Smoking makes your teeth yellow.

Smoking can burn holes in your clothes.

Smoking makes it hard to exercise.

Smoking affects the way you taste food.

Smoking can burn you.

Smoking makes you cough.

Smoking makes you get sick.

Smoking costs you a lot of money.

Smoking offends other people.

Smoking makes people at the tobacco companies rich.

Smoking can harm the health of other people.

Smoking can cause house fires.

Smoking can make your life miserable.

So, is smoking cool?


These are pictures of REAL Human Lungs...

Alive, with pleasure ?

The Rainbow Raccoons remind you,

"Be smart. Don't start!"


Visit Becky Snyder's Project NeverStart web page.

Becky is a representative of the Miss America program and
has earned the titles of Miss Culver City 1997 and Miss South Coast Counties 1998
CLICK HERE for Project NeverStart

Another Great site...
CLICK HERE for DontSmoke.com!


The "Be smart. Don't start" campaign is a public service of the Rainbow Raccoons.

Thanks to the American Cancer Society
For more information, call the American Cancer Society, toll free

1-800-ACS-2345
Lung photos, courtesy of and © 1977, American Cancer Society, Inc.


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