NC teen cigarette smoking down; other use rising

September 20, 2014 3:38 PM

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RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Cigarette smoking is down among North Carolina teens, but electronic cigarette and hookah use is up, according to the latest North Carolina Youth Tobacco Survey.

The survey found cigarette smoking has dropped 13 percent with high school students between 2011 and 2013, with just 13.5 percent of high school students using cigarettes.

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