[Audio] Minnesotans Smoking Less According to Survey

Wednesday, September 10th, 2008 at 11:40 am

Minnesotans are smoking less acccording to the Minnesota Adult Tobacco Survey released today/. The adult smoking rate in the gopher state is down to 17-percent. Specifically, smoking for young adults between the ages of 18-24 is down eight-percent to 28.4-percent. Dr. Barbara Schillo is the Director of Research Programs for ClearWay Minnesota. She says there are a combination of higher prices on tobacco and new smoke free polices are to credit for the decline

Hear Dr. Schillo’s Comments:

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Minnesota Adult Tobacco Survey is conducted every four years. The full survery can be found at mnadulttabaccosurvey.org.

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