Tuesday, June 2, 2009

Tough Laws, Higher Prices Mean Fewer Kids Smoke

THURSDAY, April 16 (HealthDay News) — American adolescents who live in states that comply with tobacco sales laws are less likely to pick up a smoking habit than are those who live where the laws are not vigorously enforced, a new study has found. And raising the price of a pack of cigarettes might have an equal, if not greater, effect, the study also showed.

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