teen smoking Stories
- Teen smoking and drinking rates have been on the decline in recent years, and they've gone down even more in the past year, according to the University of Michigan Monitoring the Future study.
- Many high schoolers who used both smoked and chewed tobacco had no plans to quit, even with a higher risk of illness.
- A new longitudinal study from Germany provides support for a total ban on tobacco advertising, according to researchers.
- Teenagers are more likely to be influenced by the smoking habits of their close buddies than the societal norms, new research says. Researchers also found that popular kids are more likely to smoke than the unpopular ones.