Well, many states throughout the country have made great strides when it comes to comprehensive tobacco control programs that include keeping public and common areas smoke-free. These efforts have resulted in a nationwide decline in tobacco use over the years. So far, so good, right?
Not quite, according to the newly released Centers for Disease Control study. The CDC reports that 1 in 5 Americans still smoke. While smoking rates HAVE declined over the past 4 decades, they have stabilized in the last 5 years in particular. Here are some highlights from the study: Read More