Published in Genetics and Environmental Health Week, May 5th, 2004
Antismoking messages from parents and schools have a particularly strong influence on 11- to 14-year-olds who haven't started smoking, say Paul Mowery, MA, of RTI International and colleagues. These teens are less likely to be open to the idea of smoking in the future.
Nonsmoking students of all ages who had friends who smoked or who said they would use or wear a tobacco promotion item like a T-shirt or lighter were more likely to be open to the possibility of smoking, Mowery and...
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