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Up In Smoke

We’ll spend billions tomorrow for not helping poor people quit smoking today. The gradual reduction of smoking – the number one cause of preventable death and illness – is one of the triumphs of public health in the United States. About 16.8 percent of Americans smoke today, compared to 42 percent in the 1960s

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