According to The Daily Beast, a news website, the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Metro Area has the second highest percentage of smokers in the United States. 23.5% of area residents smoke 16.8 cigarettes a day. One pack contains twenty cigarettes.
Only Tulsa, Oklahoma has a higher percentage of smokers than Wilkes-Barre/Scranton. Memphis, Tennessee ranked third. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania ranked 14th. No other Pennsylvania metropolitan areas made the top 30.
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