Saturday, July 10, 2010 Facts about Smoking

Just happened to come across website and took a look around at some of the research and facts that have been discovered about crack smoking and from the looks of it the numbers are jaw dropping...astonishing honestly!

#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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