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The Tobacco Industry and Marketing to Youth

The Tobacco Industry and Marketing to Youth

August 1, 2001

Smoking Habits Start Young and Die Hard Almost 90% of adult smokers begin their habits at or before age 18, making kids an essential  market for tobacco advertisers. Each year in Washington, 24,000 teenagers become new daily smokers. Youth smoking

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The Health and Economic Costs of Tobacco

The Health and Economic Costs of Tobacco

August 1, 2001

Smoking Rates in Washington State Smoking among youth is on the rise. Five percent of 6th graders, 15% of 8th graders, 25% of 10th graders, and 29% of 12th graders smoke. There was a 38% increase from 1990 to 1998

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