From The Montreal Gazette:
MONTREAL - More teenagers in Quebec are turning to smoking – a troubling new development that raises questions about whether the provincial government has gone far enough to curb tobacco use among youth, experts say.
The latest survey on smoking by Statistics Canada shows that in Quebec, one in five teens age 15 to 19 lit up last year – an increase of three per cent from 2008.
By comparison, the national smoking rate for that age group declined from 15 per cent to 14 per cent.Read more ....
My Comment: The more that kids are told not to smoke .... the more that they smoke. Fortunately, the stats are not as horrible as they use to be .... but the trend for Quebec is the wrong way.