20 July 2010

Ban Point-of-Sale Tobacco Ads in Retail Outlets, Researchers Urge

Teens twice as likely to try smoking if they frequent stores plastered with cigarette ads, study shows

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Their survey of 2,110 teens between 11 and 14 years old found that those who regularly visited stores with point-of-sale tobacco ads were at least twice as likely to try smoking as those who made infrequent visits.


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