It's a fact
- Research shows that kids who shop at stores with tobacco marketing two or more times a week are 64% more likely to start smoking than their peers who don’t.
- 99% of smokers started before age 26, and 88% started by age 18.
- Young people are almost twice as likely as adults to recall tobacco advertising.
- In Massachusetts, the tobacco industry spends approximately $2.59 million per week to market its products.