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Thursday, May 3, 2012

The Tobacco Atlas: Smoking causes preventable deaths, "Globally, Tobacco-related Deaths Have Nearly Tripled Since 2002,"  reports on the latest tobacco statistics mentioned in the latest, and 4th, edition of The Tobacco Atlas.  The following is the latest wisdom:

1.  Tobacco is responsible for 15% of male deaths worldwide

2.  Tobacco is responsible for 7 of female deaths worldwide

3.  Tobacco is a risk factor for the four leading causes of death
  • Cancer 
  • Heart Disease
  • Diabetes
  • COPD
It's interesting anyway.  According to the article, the Tobacco Atlas is a book that documents the facts about smoking, and how the smoking industry is marketing a product that causes preventable deaths.  

To read more check out the links above.  

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