Anti-Smoking Ads Have Saved 8 Million Lives

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Anti-Tobacco Movement Saves 8 Million In 50 Years

  • 01/09/2014 08:40 AM EST U.S.

In the 50 years since the anti-tobacco movement has gathered steam, more than 8 million lives have been saved, per the results of a new study. Since a landmark 1964 surgeon general's report linking smoking to disease, there've been dramatic reductions in the number of adults who smoke.