ICYMI, June 22, 2018

Published on June 22, 2018

Updated on November 1, 2019

ICYMI, June 22, 2018

Smoking hits all-time low in U.S.

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Smoking hits all-time low in U.S.

TUESDAY, June 19, 2018 (NBC News) — About 14 percent of U.S adults were smokers last year, down from about 16 percent the year before, government figures show.

There hadn’t been much change the previous two years, but it’s been clear there’s been a general decline and the new figures show it’s continuing, said K. Michael Cummings of the tobacco research program at Medical University of South Carolina.

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