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Ohio: Still Smoking After All These Years

It’s been fifty years since the US Surgeon General released the first report on the health consequences of smoking. Thanks to aggressive public health campaigns, smoking rates in the US have never been lower, but Ohio has one of the highest rates in the nation. This hour we’ll ask why Ohio is still smoking.

Ohio Cuts Budget for Smoking Cessation Hotline

2010 marked the greatest increase in Ohio’s adult smoking rate that the state’s seen in over a decade. Now, funding to certain cessation programs is being cut as well in the state. How will this continue to affect Ohio’s smoking rates?