Posted by: audreybenenati | June 2, 2010

Study: A Cigarette A Month Can Get A Kid Hooked : NPR


May 31, 2010

Teenage smoking is often thought of as kind of innocent experiment, but a drag on a friend’s cigarette may be the beginning of something that will be hard to shake.A study of adolescent smokers in the journal Pediatrics tracks the course of addiction to nicotine among a group of sixth-graders. After following 1,246 middle-school children for four years, researchers say a pattern emerged of occasional smoking that led to an addiction to tobacco: A cigarette a month will do it….Study: A Cigarette A Month Can Get A Kid Hooked : NPR.

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