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Despite Downward Trends, 1 in 12 Teens and 1 in 3 Young Adults Report Cigarette Use

(5/29/2012)

WebMD
By Cari Nierenberg
May 17, 2012

Fewer American teens and young adults are smoking cigarettes, a new government report shows.
The report, done by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), revealed that the percentage of adolescents aged 12 to 17 who said they smoked cigarettes during the survey month has steadily declined from a high of almost 12% in 2004 to a low of 8.3% in 2010.

View the full article: http://teens.webmd.com/news/20120517/fewer-us-teens-and-young-adults-smoke


Keywords: downward, trends, 1 in 12, teens, 1 in 3, young adults, cigarette use



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