Guidelines for school health programs to prevent tobacco use and addiction. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

@article{1994GuidelinesFS,
  title={Guidelines for school health programs to prevent tobacco use and addiction. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.},
  author={},
  journal={MMWR. Recommendations and reports : Morbidity and mortality weekly report. Recommendations and reports},
  year={1994},
  volume={43 RR-2},
  pages={1-18}
}
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    MMWR. Recommendations and reports : Morbidity and…
Tobacco use is the leading cause of preventable death in the United States. The majority of daily smokers (82%) began smoking before 18 years of age, and more than 3,000 young persons begin smoking each day. School programs designed to prevent tobacco use could become one of the most effective strategies available to reduce tobacco use in the United States. The following guidelines summarize school-based strategies most likely to be effective in preventing tobacco use among youth. They were… CONTINUE READING

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