Projected smoking-related deaths among youth--United States.

@article{1996ProjectedSD,
  title={Projected smoking-related deaths among youth--United States.},
  author={},
  journal={MMWR. Morbidity and mortality weekly report},
  year={1996},
  volume={45 44},
  pages={
          971-4
        }
}
  • Published in MMWR. Morbidity and mortality weekly report 1996
On August 23, 1996, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a regulation restricting the sale and distribution of cigarettes and smokeless tobacco to children and teenagers to reduce the number of youth who use these products and to reduce the life-threatening consequences associated with tobacco use. Despite widespread efforts to educate U.S. youths about the health consequences associated with smoking, the prevalence of smoking among this group has been increasing since 1992. To assess… CONTINUE READING

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