1 in 10 of global mortality now attributed to smoking and its effects


Despite all the negative publicity, despite all the warnings, despite education on the risks, the number of people who smoke tobacco continues to rise and the mortality from smoking related illnesses now has reached 1 in 10 of all deaths.

This article is from the BBC, 6th March 2017, quoting a report in the Lancet – probably the world’s most respected medical research journal.




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