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23 Percent of High School Students Using Tobacco, CDC Reports

According to CBS News, nearly 25 percent of high school students are using tobacco products, 90 percent of whom are smoking either cigarettes, cigars, hookahs or pipes. Data from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reveals that more than 12 percent of high school students are currently using two or more tobacco products, with cigarettes leading the way as the most commonly used. The U.S. Surgeon General also issued a statement earlier this year stating that 5.6 million million teens aged 17 and younger are at risk for early death due to smoking-related diseases.

Read the article published by CBS News.