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Dr. Koop, who worked tirelessly to turn America into a smoke-free society, did not live to see that goal reached...Fewer than one in five American adults smoke, a share that's plunged by about half since the 1960s an achievement due, in some measure,
R.I. (AP) A new federal report says Rhode Island has the third-lowest youth smoking rate in the nation, but the state ranks near the middle of the pack when it comes to adult smoking rates. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report
Va. (AP) A statewide effort to reduce smoking among Virginia youths is paying off as high school and middle school rates have fallen to their lowest levels in a decade, a report released Thursday shows. The number of middle school students who smoke
Utah's teen smoking rate has dropped to its lowest recorded level at 5.9 percent, according to a state health report. The Health Department 's annual Tobacco Prevention and Control in Utah said the rate has fallen more than 50 percent since 1999.
Single mums are said to be smoking two-and-a-half times more than women who are married or partnered, with some thinking that having a cigarette is a way to have a short break from their kids and to relieve them of stress. However, the reasons why
The target, consisting of reducing the smoking rate among Japanese men and women to 12 percent by fiscal 2022 from the 19.5 percent in fiscal 2010, is consistent with the provisions of the World Health Organization's Framework Convention on Tobacco
Victoria, and young adults are no longer the most likely to smoke...Since 2005 regular smoking has declined most rapidly among young and disadvantaged people, who have traditionally been slow to take up anti-smoking messages. Cancer Council Victoria'
As Indiana prepares for a statewide smoking ban on July 1, a new study from Ball State University finds that 21.2 percent of Hoosiers admit to regularly lighting up a cigarette, a habit costing the state nearly $2.6 billion in productivity losses and
Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda's administration endorsed the program at a Cabinet meeting, which incorporated a target for the smoking rate for the first time. Health, Labor and Welfare Minister Yoko Komiyama said the numerical goal represents a major
If so, then the chances are that your country's books are in dire straits. That's according to research by economists at ConvergEx, who found a high degree of correlation between how much a population smokes and how deeply in debt it is as measured