H-HEALTHY LIVING

Apr 30, 2013 11:58 AM by Michael Handler;KSBY News

Effectiveness of smoking prevention programs

2013-04-30More programs are being used to help reduce the number of young people who become smokers.

A review of more than 100 studies in 25 countries found youth smoking was significantly lower when kids were exposed to smoking interventions.

The most successful programs helped develop social skills and taught ways for students to resist the social pressure to smoke.

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