Tobacco use kills more people than any other addiction and we know that addiction starts in childhood and youth.
We all agree that youths should not smoke, but how can this be accomplished? What prevention messages will they find compelling? What effect does tobacco advertising–more than $10 million worth every day–have on youths? Can we responsibly and effectively restrict their access to tobacco products?
These questions and more are addressed in Growing Up Tobacco Free, prepared by the Institute of Medicine to help everyone understand the troubling issues surrounding youths and tobacco use. Download