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Recent smoking-cessation research highlights importance of keeping teens from smoking

Canadian research, which comes via the SHEU, into getting college students to stop smoking finds that it often takes more than one attempt:

Despite the best efforts to prevent teens from smoking, some ignore the risks and become smokers. By the time they are college students smokers, many want to quit but need strategies that get results. Programs that incorporate the real stories and experiences of those who failed early on but didn’t give up offer hope to a group of people who may be among the best candidates for quitting. Future research will continue to refine those strategies.

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