World No Tobacco Day - May 31, 2014
The global tobacco epidemic contributed to 100 million deaths worldwide during the 20th century and continues to kill nearly 6 million persons each year, including approximately 600,000 from secondhand smoke. If current trends persist, an estimated 500 million persons alive today will die from the use of tobacco products. By 2030, tobacco use will result in approximately 8 million deaths worldwide each year.
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- SourceUrl: http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/preview/mmwrhtml/mm6321a1.htm
- Syndication ID: 1170
- Language: English
- Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
- Date Syndication Captured: Thursday, May 29, 2014 at 09:04 PM
- Date Syndication Updated: Monday, May 23, 2016 at 11:23 PM
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