Smoking Rate Has Stopped Declining, Says CDC

Anti-smoking advocates worry they are losing the war on tobacco because cash-strapped states and communities are not spending enough to combat the cigarette industry. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention today released the results of a new survey that concludes adult smoking rates, which had been on the decline for three decades, have stopped going down over the past five years. The report finds nearly 47 million people, one out of every five adults, were smokers in 2009, a rate that...Full Story
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