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South Jersey counties included in American Cancer Society study

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Dale Gerhard

Warren Hoff, of Vineland, owner of McLaughlin's News Agency on Landis Ave in Vineland, stocks his counter with cigarettes. Twenty five percent of the adult population of Cumberland County smokes, ranking it the highest in the state. Friday March 22, 2013, (Dale Gerhard/The Press of Atlantic City)

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The American Cancer Society is beginning a national, decades-long cancer study, and organizers say the smoking habits of South Jersey residents make the region a key area for their investigation.

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Dale Gerhard

Warren Hoff, of Vineland, owner of McLaughlin's News Agency on Landis Ave in Vineland, stocks his counter with cigarettes. Twenty five percent of the adult population of Cumberland County smokes, ranking it the highest in the state. Friday March 22, 2013, (Dale Gerhard/The Press of Atlantic City)