Why do kids and teens start smoking?

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According to the American Lung Association, almost 70% of adult smokers began smoking before they turned 18 – that’s an awful lot kids and teens who start smoking. We know why people get addicted to cigarettes – nicotine is an addictive drug. But why do kids start to smoke in the first place? Actually, the … Read moreWhy do kids and teens start smoking?

School Stop Smoking Programs for Teens Seem to Work

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A study, published with the Cochrane Collaboration, an international organization that evaluates medical research, took a look at a conglomeration of studies and research on high school and middle school based ‘stop smoking’ programs. It seems the programs that not only taught kids and teens about the health risks of smoking but also life skills … Read moreSchool Stop Smoking Programs for Teens Seem to Work

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