Teens say cigarettes are bigger health risk than drug use

12/18/2009 | Yahoo!

A federal survey of almost 45,000 U.S. adolescents ages 12 to 17 found most believe smoking cigarettes is riskier than using illegal drugs or binge drinking. The survey found 70% of respondents said smoking a pack a day or more was a major health risk, but only 40% said binge drinking and 34.2% said marijuana use posed serious health risks.

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