Despite all the arguments in favor of high school relationships, there are an equal amount of negatives that must also be stressed. A high school environment is not a healthy place for an intense romantic affair, what with the drama involved in adolescence and the fact that a relationship takes away from the things that are truly important at such a fruitful age -- mainly a steady and focused education. Students should primarily be focusing on the universities they're going to attend and how they are going to get in, not daydreaming of what to buy a girlfriend for her birthday. Additionally, there is the chance of having to experience heartbreak at a possibly life-altering time. Someone who goes through an especially harsh breakup in high school is undoubtedly more prone to being emotionally damaged by it than an older individual, because high school students are still maturing. Falling in love and having that not reciprocated could stunt a young man or woman for the rest of their lives, disrupting their abilities to trust or feel that way towards anyone in the future.
Today’s report concludes that further reducing youth tobacco use and initiation is achievable through regulation of the manufacturing, distribution, and marketing of tobacco products coupled with proven strategies. These strategies included funding tobacco control programs at CDC-recommended levels, increasing prices of tobacco products, implementing and enforcing comprehensive smoke-free laws, and sustaining hard-hitting media campaigns. The report also concludes that because the use of e-cigarettes and hookahs is on the rise among high and middle school students, it is critical that comprehensive tobacco control and prevention strategies for youth focus on all tobacco products, and not just cigarettes.