News tagged with smoking rates

Tiny village becomes Indonesian anti-smoking champion

Nestled amid mountains in remote central Indonesia, Bone-Bone looks like any other rural hamlet in the archipelago, with a modest collection of houses, shops and mosques and people quietly going about their daily lives.

Mar 11, 2016
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Smoking among Australian youth hits record low: study

Cigarette smoking among Australian youth has hit a record low, researchers said Thursday as they hailed a possible "smoke-free generation" thanks to an aggressive public health drive deterring people from lighting up.

Jan 28, 2016
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Cancer death rate continues steady drop

Steady reductions in smoking combined with advances in cancer prevention, early detection, and treatment have resulted in a 23% drop in the cancer death rate since its peak in 1991. The drop translates to more than 1.7 million ...

Jan 07, 2016
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