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Fed Study Shows Fewer Youth Smokers

Results of a new nationwide survey show that cigarette smoking among teens is less common now than at any point in recent history. Use of marijuana, alcohol and most other illicit substances went down as well. NPR's Adam Hochberg reports.

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Adam Hochberg
Based in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, Adam Hochberg reports on a broad range of issues in the Southeast. Since he joined NPR in 1995, Hochberg has traveled the region extensively, reporting on its changing economy, demographics, culture and politics. He also currently focuses on transportation. Hochberg covered the 1996 Atlanta Olympics, followed candidates in three Presidential elections and reported on more than a dozen hurricanes.