teen smoking http://michiganradio.org en Study: Fewer teens smoking cigarettes, but marijuana use rises http://michiganradio.org/post/study-fewer-teens-smoking-cigarettes-marijuana-use-rises <p>Fewer high school students are smoking cigarettes, according to <a href="http://www.monitoringthefuture.org//pressreleases/13cigpr_complete.pdf">a new study</a> from the University of Michigan.</p><p>Researchers with <a href="http://www.monitoringthefuture.org/">U of M’s Monitoring the Future program</a> have been asking teens about their smoking habits since 1975. &nbsp;The research is funded by the National Institutes of Health.</p><p>In 1996, 49% of 8th graders admitted they had tried smoking a cigarette. This year that number dropped to just 15%.</p> Wed, 18 Dec 2013 13:59:00 +0000 Steve Carmody 15743 at http://michiganradio.org Study: Fewer teens smoking cigarettes, but marijuana use rises