According to the World Health Organization (WHO), smoking cessation policies in various countries work. France, where one million people quit smoking a year, is at the head of these countries.
On the other hand, despite the prohibition of smoking, the total number of smokers in the world has increased.
Serbia, Greece an Slovenia are the most cigarettes consuming countries.
Did you know these?
According to Tobacco Atlas published by the American Cancer Society and World Lung Foundation:
• People smoked more than 43 trillion cigarettes in the last ten years
• Tobacco use causes 1.2m deaths annually in China and is the number one killer of the country. The report findings state that this is expected to rise to 3.5m deaths annually by the year 2030
• Tobacco use is responsible for the greatest proportion of male deaths in Turkey and Kazakhstan at 38% and 35% respectively
• The greatest proportion of female deaths due to tobacco use were in the Maldives and the United States at 25% and 23% respectively.