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#136 Tobacco accounts for one out of every ten deaths worldwide and claimed 5.5 million lives in 2009 alone.
#85 U.S. adults below the poverty level have an average smoking rate of 31.5% compared to 19.6% for people at or above the poverty level.
#178 6.3 trillion cigarettes will be produced by tobacco companies in 2010, amounting to more than 900 cigarettes for every man, woman and child in the world.
#140 There were 100 million deaths worldwide from tobacco use in the 20th century.
#77 In 1993, the Supreme Court decided that an inmate could sue a prison claiming that exposure to his cellmate’s secondhand smoke could constitute cruel and unusual punishment.
#45 Since 1964, there have been more than 12 million tobacco-related deaths in the U.S
#138 12 million cigarettes per minute will be smoked around the world every single day in 2010.
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