The Big Story Blog

Tuesday 12/06/2011
Smoking and teens: Mission accomplished?

Posted at 6:20 AM on December 6, 2011 by Paul Tosto
Filed under: Hed

Tobacco use among teens has dropped dramatically in the past decade -- but progress is slowing. With only about 1 in 4 Minnesota high school teens saying they use tobacco, is it time to declare victory? Or is there still value in trying to reach more kids?


About Paul Tosto

Paul Tosto

Paul Tosto writes the Big Story Blog for MPR News. He joined the newsroom in 2008 after more than 20 years reporting on education, politics and the economy for news wires and newspapers across the country.