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Adult smoking hits low of 11.9% | Sacramento Business Journal

Sacramento Business Journal – by Kathy Robertson, Staff writer

Date: Thursday, July 14, 2011, 6:30am PDT – Last Modified: Thursday, July 14, 2011, 10:41am PDT


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California’s adult smoking rate has hit a record low — 11.9 percent in 2010, down from 13.1 percent in 2009 — public health officials announced Wednesday.

The most significant decrease occurred among adults ages 24 to 44, which dropped to 13.1 percent in 2010 from 15.2 percent in 2009.

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