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Seven Deadly Myths



Seven Deadly Myths, produced in 2000 and hosted by former cover model, entrepreneur and smoking cessation advocate Christy Turlington, is a 17-minute closed captioned video that explores some of the common myths about smoking and empowers women to become or stay smoke-free.

1It won't happen to meTranscript
2It’s not like I am hurting anyone but myself.Transcript
3I'm not hooked.Transcript
4Sure I smoke, but at least I don't do drugs, have unsafe sex, or get drunk.Transcript
5It’s better to smoke because if I quit, I’m going to get fat.  Transcript
6I smoke "light" cigarettes, so I won't get hurt as much.Transcript
7I've tried to quit, but I can't.Transcript


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