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CDC Report: Nearly A Quarter Of Ohioans Smoked In 2012

Anti-smoking advocates in Ohio say the state's ranking remains among the lowest in the nation because adequate funds aren't invested in programs to help people quit smoking and prevent children from starting.
3, 2014

The National Health Interview Surveys, conducted by the Centers for Disease Control, say 23.3 percent of Ohio residents still smoked in 2012, a rate that was just 5.4 percent lower than it was in 1984, the first year Ohio tracked smoking numbers.