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Pricey cigarettes mean fewer teens smoke

Tweet Australia seems to have found ways to cut back on teen smoking, researchers from there report. Higher taxes on cigarettes, expanded no-smoking rules, and well-funded tobacco control programs all helped lower rates of smoking among teenagers during the study. “What this really shows is that we know ways to reduce smoking among youth,” Dr. Michael Siegel from the Boston University School of Public Health told Reuters Health. R ... Jump to full article >>