Article Correctness Is Author's Responsibility: Peers can reduce tobacco use among younger smokers

(University of California - Davis Health System) Participating in a brief intervention delivered by their peers in community settings can help reduce smoking among youth and young adults, a new study from a team of tobacco-cessation researchers shows. Published in the Journal of Community Health, the study also showed that the most effective tools in the intervention were informational conversations about the consequences of smoking and a 'quit kit' of behavior-replacement activities.