Young adult smoking is a public health concern that has been largely understudied, particularly given that rates of smoking are highest in this age group (CADHS, 2008). Among young adults, light smoking (<5 cigs a day or
The proposed research will evaluate the relationship between alcohol use, social factors, and smoking among young adults, a population at risk for substance use and dependence. The findings will inform intervention and prevention efforts to address these dangerous health behaviors, which may yield considerable benefits in reducing the health burden of tobacco addiction and hazardous drinking.
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