The Number of Smokers in the U.S. Just Hit an All-Time Low
November 12, 2018 8:15AM PST
To anyone who thinks it’s not possible for an entire SOCIETY to make a positive change . . . check this out.
According to the CDC, the number of Americans who smoke cigarettes just hit an ALL-TIME LOW.
Around 14% of adults now smoke every day or some days. That’s down from 15.5% two years ago . . . and it’s down 67% since 1965.
Now . . . we still have a way to go. Cigarette smoking is still the top preventable cause of death in the country, killing about 480,000 people a year. But the latest numbers show we’re definitely moving in the right direction.