Owensboro: A community at risk.
According to the Center for Disease Control (CDC), 46 million Americans smoke, and over 400,000 of them die annually from smoking-related illnesses, such as heart and circulatory diseases, lung cancer and emphysema.
In Owensboro, some 220 adults in the community die every year from these devastating illnesses. That’s 220 too many!
The sobering facts about Owensboro smoking:
• 15,000 cartons of cigarettes are sold every week.
• 3,000,000 cigarettes are smoked every week.
• 780,000 cartons are sold every year.
• 156,000,000 cigarettes are smoked every year.
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