Heavy Smoking on the Decline Among High School Students

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention came out with a new findings among high school students who smoke cigarettes. The CDC found that the percentage of high schools students who smoked at least eleven cigarettes a day decreased while ‘light’ smoking (between 1 and 5 cigarettes a day) was on the rise.

One of the authors of the study, Dr. Terry Pechachek, believes that some of the reasons for the decline in heavy smoking among teens is due to the price increase of cigarettes and smoke-free policies that many public venues are implementing.

To read more on the study click here.


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