According to studies by Havre Public Schools, there is good news regarding tobacco use by high school- and middle school- aged youth. The studies indicate that the use of tobacco products by Havre students has steadily declined since 1997.
High school students who consider themselves "frequent" smokers (smoked on 20 or more of the previous 30 days) fell from 17.3 percent to 9.1 percent. Middle school students in the same category fell from 6.1 percent to 2.4 percent.
High school students who are "current" spit tobacco users (used spit tobacco one or more of the previous 30 days...