Saturday, April 12, 2008

65,000 New Teen Smokers Every Month

If you get a chance, check out the "Running the Numbers" exhibit by Chris Jordan. Here's an example of his work depicting 65,000 cigarettes, equal to the number of American teenagers under age eighteen who become addicted to cigarettes every month:



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Street Anatomy (who showed me the way) has another example.

Awesome.

-Wes

2 comments:

Dr. Val said...

That Street Anatomy link is amazing. I'm going to put it in my newsletter. Thanks, Wes!

Rogue Medic said...

A depressing statistic, but not all of those under 18 who start smoking are teens, yet.