Monday

16th Jan 2017

Ticker

Teenage drinking and smoking in decline

Drinking and smoking among school students aged 15 and 16 has dropped, the EU drug agency EMCDDA says. A survey conducted last year across 35 European countries, including 24 EU states, found that 47 percent had tried smoking, compared with 67 percent in 1995. Some 81 percent had tried drinking alcohol, compared with 89 percent in 1995.

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