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We residents of New York City smoking out of fashion

March 27 2007

According to figures from the Department of Health promulgated the New York City, from 2002 to 2005 the year the number of smokers has decreased by 20%.

At the moment, in New York smoking only every 6-th citizen. And the biggest decline in the number of smokers - 43 percent - among women aged 18 to 24 years old.

City officials believe that in the first place, it is associated with conducted in active anti-smoking campaign, as well as a ban on smoking in bars and restaurants.

Moreover, a significant contribution to making and promoting a healthy lifestyle. The other important factor is the fact that the program for tobacco control have been increased excise taxes on cigarettes, which increased the cost of a pack to 7-8 dollars. RSN reports.

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