U.S. report finds pediatric "epidemic" of smoking

03/8/2012 | Washington Post, The · HealthDay News

Almost 1 in 5 high school seniors regularly smoke and nearly 90% of adult smokers said they started smoking by age 18, according to a report released on Thursday by U.S. Surgeon General Regina Benjamin. Although rates of cigarette smoking and smokeless tobacco use dropped in the last decade, the report found that more than 600,000 middle-school students and 3 million high-school students smoke.

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