Other positive figures indicate that smoking rates amongst teens have also reached another record low, at 9%. And while anti-smoking campaigns, cigarette taxes and smoking bans play a role in this, the effect that the advent of electronic cigarettes has had cannot be ignored.
Vaping rates are declining aswell
This despite the fact that the 2016 Monitoring the Future (MTF) annual survey results showed that on the contrary to what is currently being presumed, vaping rates amongst adolescents are dropping not rising. The survey results had clearly indicated that vaping rates had also dropped for the second consecutive year, from 16.2% to 12.5% among 12th graders, and from 14.0% to 11.0%, among 10th graders.
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