Teens may think light smoking is safe

January 12, 2015 7:32 PM

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Teens may think light smoking is safe

Many teens wrongly think light or occasional smoking isn’t bad for them, according to an analysis of a nationwide youth survey.

“Our findings suggest that decades of anti-tobacco work have succeeded in convincing adolescents that heavier smoking patterns are dangerous,” said lead author Stephen M. Amrock of the New York University School of Medicine.

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