A smoke & a few mirrors!


Never believe a man who promises while wielding a smoke!


The latest factsheet by WHO on Tobacco consumption states the following –

  1. Tobacco kills up to half of its users.
  2. Tobacco kills nearly 6 million people each year.
  3. More than five million of those deaths are the result of direct tobacco use while more than 600,000 are the result of non-smokers being exposed to second-hand smoke.
  4. Unless urgent action is taken, the annual death toll could rise to more than eight million by 2030.
  5. Nearly 80% of the world’s one billion smokers live in low- and middle-income countries.

http://www.who.int/mediacentre/factsheets/fs339/en/   (Updated in May, 2015)
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