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Tobacco Laws for Youth May Reduce Adult Smoking

(6/17/2013)

Tobacco Laws for Youth May Reduce Adult Smoking
ScienceDaily
June 13, 2013

States that want to reduce rates of adult smoking may consider implementing stringent tobacco restrictions on teens, suggests a new study by researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis.  The researchers discovered that states with more restrictive limits on teens purchasing tobacco also have lower adult smoking rates, especially among women. And compared with states with less restrictive limits, they also tend to have fewer adult heavy smokers.

View the full article here: http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/06/130613161727.htm


Keywords: tobacco, laws, youth, reduce, adult, smoking



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