Health Matters: Teen Smokers

By: Triston Sanders Email
By: Triston Sanders Email

In today's health matters, for decades health experts have been hammering into kids the dangers of smoking, but it's not necessarily working.

A new report from the American Journal of Preventive Medicine shows heavy smoking is down among teen smokers nationwide, but casual smoking rates are on the rise.

The fact that one in five high school students are still involved with tobacco products means there's a great risk of becoming more frequent smokers says doctors.

But the teens on this list are the heaviest users among teen smokers, they smoke at least 10 cigarettes a day.


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