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Perceptions of Second-hand Smoke Risks Predict Future Adolescent Smoking Initiation

We’ve recently seen that the latest public health campaign around smoking focuses on children expressing their fears about what smoking may be doing to their parents.
Here’s some American research which seems to provide some evidence that just allowing young people to express their concerns about second-hand smoke can be effective.
The researchers conclude:
Adolescent perceptions of risks of

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