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Tobacco alone is predicted to kill a billion people this century, 10 times the toll it took in the 20th century, if current trends hold
Public health officials also said Monday that the number of teenagers smoking is again on the rise, reports CBS News correspondent Sharyn Alfonsi. For the first time in a decade the number of teen smokers grew — from about 21.9 percent in 2003 to 23 percent in 2005. Seffrin tells Alfonsi that this seemingly tiny increase is a big, red flag.