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Tobacco Use Among Oklahoma Teens Is Down

Fewer Oklahoma teens are lighting up these days.

The city and state health departments say that between 1999 and 2005, tobacco use rates dropped 41-percent among Tulsa County high school students, 52-percent for middle school students.

The numbers are also down statewide.

During that same period of time, teen tobacco use dropped by 21-percent for high school students and by 28-percent for middle school students across Oklahoma.
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