Aug 29, 2013 8:38 AM by Lacey Steele
Good news for parents, government efforts to keep minors from buying tobacco products seem to be working.
A new U.S. report says fewer youths are buying tobacco products.
In fact, sales of cigarettes to minors are at near record lows.
A government program called the Synar Amendment was initiated 16 years ago to help prevent the sale of tobacco products to those under the age of 18.
Only about 9% of retailers violated the ban on sales to minors.