Smoking behaviour among young adults: beyond youth prevention.

  title={Smoking behaviour among young adults: beyond youth prevention.},
  author={David M. Hammond},
  journal={Tobacco control},
  volume={14 3},
OBJECTIVE There is a widespread assumption that smoking behaviour is largely established by the age of 18 years. As a result, smoking prevention has focused almost exclusively upon youth. However, recent trends suggest that young adulthood may be an important--and largely overlooked--period in the development of regular smoking behaviour. The current study sought to examine patterns of tobacco use among young adults (aged 18-29 years) and to address the implications for tobacco control policy… CONTINUE READING
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