10 Things You Didn’t Know About Smoking
1.60 percent of children who smoke started by the age of 14.
2.Every day almost 1,200 Americans die from smoking. In two years that would be equivalent to losing the entire population of Buffalo, Rochester, Syracuse, and Yonkers combined.
3.Smokers are about twice as likely to die from cancer as non-smokers.
4.Smokers are about three times as likely to die from heart attack as non-smokers.
5.One-half of heavy smokers (25 cigarettes or more per day) will die of diseases caused by their smoking.
6.More than 2,500 deaths of infants under one year of age are attributable to smoking by mothers.
7.Among men aged 40-50, deaths from heart disease are nine times more common in smokers that in non-smokers.
8.Children who smoke are 15 times more likely than non-smokers to go on to use narcotic drugs.
9.The tobacco industry spends almost 4 billion dollars per year to promote smoking, more than is spent advertising and promoting any other product. A pack of cigarettes.
10.A pack of cigarettes costs about 5¢ to produce, yet most smokers spend $5.00 per pack or more.
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