Comments for: Snuffing out tobacco

Posted May 31, 2012, at 6:09 p.m.

America’s decades-long anti-tobacco effort has yielded massive benefits, cutting the smoking rate in half since 1964 and saving untold millions of lives. But the smoking rate has plateaued in recent years, at around a fifth of U.S. adults. Has policy reached its limit? Will there always be a chunk of …

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