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Restaruants banning smoking helps reduce youth smoking

The Los Angeles Times reports that restaurants that ban smoking also help reduce the number of youths who light up.  (click here for article).  When young adults are not given an environment where they can openly partake in an unhealthy habit, they are less likely to continue the behavior.  This article is a good example of how a simple policy change can have an impact on the overall health of the people in the community.  By eliminating an opportunity to light up, the risk of developing lung cancer can be reduced.  More policies need to be implemented in order to cut down on the number of smokers in the United States.

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Author: Gretchen Cullenberg

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