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Negative Attitudes Push Teen Smoking Rates Down

By | Sun, 12/29/2013 - 15:21

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.

Kids Who Use Smokeless Tobacco Also Smoke Cigarettes With No Plan To Quit

Smokeless Tobacco Isn't A Magic Bullet For Quitting Cigarettes: Teens Often Smoke AND Chew

By | Tue, 08/06/2013 - 18:08

Many high schoolers who used both smoked and chewed tobacco had no plans to quit, even with a higher risk of illness.

Teenagers Far More Likely To Start Smoking After Seeing Ads

Fitting In: Teens 40% More Likely To Smoke After Viewing 10 Tobacco Ads

By | Wed, 06/12/2013 - 18:33

A new longitudinal study from Germany provides support for a total ban on tobacco advertising, according to researchers.

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All the Cool Kids Are Doing It: Popular Teens Smoke Most, Teens Influenced by Close Friends

By | Fri, 09/07/2012 - 10:16

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.