These estimates will scare you…

The World Health Organization (WHO) estimated millions of tobacco-related deaths in 2011. According to the article, WHO estimated an astounding 6 million tobacco-related deaths for the year of 2011. What makes this seem scarier is the fact that 600,000 of these deaths will be non-smokers. The World Health Organization further estimated even more deaths by 2030, killing at least 8 million per year. To read more of the article click here.

WHO hopes to further implement their Framework Convention on Tobacco Control by having several governments around the world to sign it. So far, 172 governments along with the European Union have signed it, one of which was the Republic of China. On May 1, 2011, China put a ban on smoking in public places. Watch this video for more insight…


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