Facing Cancer Together: Smoking among youth

Written by Megan Lello, witf Reporter and Producer | Oct 1, 2012 5:00 AM

(Carlisle) -- Most students these days learn about the dangerous effects of tobacco early on in school, and many live in homes where smoking's not allowed. cigarette-crushing.jpg

In recent years, usage rates among children and teens are down.

But that hasn't stopped tobacco companies from devising new ways to market to kids, whether it's by coming up with new ways to make smoking look appealing, or by inventing new products.

As part of our multimedia, Facing Cancer Together project, witf's Megan Lello spoke with Linda Doty, a prevention specialist with the Cumberland-Perry Drug & Alcohol Commission, about youth tobacco use and marketing:

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