Tobacco Will Kill 6 Million People Next Year

In National News on October 30, 2009 at 8:44 am

Fact for Life #261: Tobacco use will kill 6 million people next year from cancer, heart disease, emphysema and a range of other illnesses, and will cost the global economy $500 billion a year in direct medical expenses.

Source: The Tobacco Atlas, Third Edition:

“Facts for Life,” providing statistics on the toll of tobacco on Hoosiers and the State of Indiana, is presented by Indiana Tobacco Prevention and Cessation.

For more information on Indiana Tobacco Prevention and Cessation, visit,, or


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