CDC: As Cigarette Prices Rise, Teens Drop The Habit

05/17/2002 | USA Today

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report about 29% of high school students smoke, down from 36% four years ago. Other studies confirm the report. The trend reportedly is occuring across all age groups and races, as well as in both genders. The CDC cites a 70% increase in cigarette prices as a contributing factor in the drop, a report says.

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