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Australian high school students smoking rates at 30 year low

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A survey has shown that school goers aged 12 to 17 are smoking less and less with 2014 seeing the lowest rate in 30 years. 

The survey, conducted by Cancer Council Victoria, showed a 23 per cent drop in the number of students smoking. 

Rebecca Colquhoun spoke to Quit Victoria and experts in the field to find out what this drop can be atttributed to and how it can be lowered further in the coming years. 

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