‘SMOKING WILL KILL ONE BILLION PEOPLE THIS CENTURY’
said John Seffrin, chief executive, American Cancer Society, at a forum of world’s 100 leading cancer experts $500bn size of the global tobacco industry
30mn new smokers are added a year
22% of cancer deaths each year worldwide are caused by smoking 50% of smokers die from their habit
100mn Smoking killed 100 million last year
1.7mn people are killed by smoking each year, 1 million of them from lung cancer.