Only 15.7% of teenagers were current smokers in 2013, a record low. Our readers discussed the possible reasons for the decline.
Teenagers are more aware of the hazards of tobacco—a good thing, says one reader. E-cigarettes deserve a lot of the credit for reducing teen smoking, says another reader; it is one of the few things that can stop people from burning tobacco. But a third reader says e-cigarettes replace one addiction with another. Your Say