Posted by: prevention2 | August 23, 2011

Tobacco Compliance Checks Reduce Underage Use


In the United States about 3,450 young people between the ages of 12 and 17 will smoke their first cigarette today and around 850 of them will become daily smokers. That’s according to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention.

The battle to stop underage smoking is being fought on many fronts, including making sure businesses don’t sell tobacco to people under age 18.

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