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Kids See Smoking as Riskier than Alcohol or Other Drug Use

Date: January 1, 2010

About 70 percent of 12- to 17-year-olds see great risk in smoking a pack of cigarettes or more daily, compared to 40 percent who saw great risk in binge drinking and about 34 percent who perceived great risk in smoking marijuana monthly, according to research from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA).

Kids See Smoking as Riskier than Alcohol or Other Drug Use

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