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New state-by-state report shows a significant decrease in adolescent smoking

(11/21/2012)

New state-by-state report shows a significant decrease in adolescent smoking in most states during the past decade
SAMHSA

November 15, 2012

Current cigarette smoking among 12- to 17-year-olds fell significantly from 2002 to 2010 in 41 states, according to a report by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA).  The report also showed that during the same period, adolescent perception of risk from cigarette smoking has remained unchanged in most states.

View the full article here: http://www.samhsa.gov/newsroom/advisories/1211150007.aspx


Keywords: state report, significant, decrease, adolescent, smoking



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