Smokeless Tobacco Use By Miami Teens Up 69 Percent: Study

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March 5, 2012   High school students in Miami-Dade County may not be puffing as much, but they’ve turned to chewing and dipping instead. From 2005 to 2010, the number of high school students using smokeless tobacco products shot up 69.2 percent in the county, according to the Florida Department of Health. Meanwhile, the Miami-Dade Department of Health has previously reported that smoking by Florida high school students decreased 43.4 percent from 1998 to 2006.

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