ATODblog:2010 in review

Wish I had more time to devote to this blog… Anybody else who thinks the same way I do about alcohol, tobacco and other drugs want to submit a post? Anyway, here’s the figures on readership for last year, courtesy of WordPress… not half bad:

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A Boeing 747-400 passenger jet can hold 416 passengers. This blog was viewed about 7,100 times in 2010. That’s about 17 full 747s.

In 2010, there were 27 new posts, not bad for the first year! There were 92 pictures uploaded, taking up a total of 4mb. That’s about 2 pictures per week.

The busiest day of the year was August 2nd with 250 views. The most popular post that day was About

Where did they come from?

The top referring sites in 2010 were,,,, and

Some visitors came searching, mostly for atod blog, hookah bar, cigarette pack warnings, chewing tobacco, and floatopia santa barbara.

Attractions in 2010

These are the posts and pages that got the most views in 2010.


About July 2010


Marijuana addiction: MJ lobby vs. science August 2010


Local governments ignore laws against hookah lounges in California (not to mention their public health threat) November 2010
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Medical associations coming out against medical marijuana as the reality of state pot laws gets silly October 2010


UK media fall for alcohol industry press release September 2010

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2 Responses to ATODblog:2010 in review

  1. Sue Rusche says:

    Congratulations on a great first year, Jim. Please keep up the wonderful work!

  2. Eric Helmuth says:

    As one of the proud leading referring websites, wishes you another year of insightful posts and readership growth. Keep up the good work, Jim.

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