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Smoking is an escalating world wide problem

WHO claims that 1/3 of the world population are smokers 47% men and 7% women. It results in 3.5 million deaths per year which is expected to increase to 10 million in 20 years. The Washington Post reports that the incidence of smoking in developing countries is rising by more than 3% per year.

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About: Smoking is an escalating world wide problem

Date: 20 June 2004

Source: Medical News Today

URL: http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/medicalnews.php?newsid=9702

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