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Anti-Smoking Effort Pays Off, Teen Smoking Dips

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Anti-Smoking Effort Pays Off, Teen Smoking Dips

Anti-Smoking Effort Pays Off, Teen Smoking Dips

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States will recover more than $8 billion from the tobacco industry this year as part of the massive 1998 tobacco settlement. So far, less than 7 percent of settlement funds have gone to smoking prevention. But Mississippi is spending settlement money on anti-smoking campaigns, and the results look positive. NPR's Debbie Elliott reports.