NEWS

The lethal statistics

– Cigarettes are responsible for 13,500 deaths each day. – Tobacco-related illnesses cost the healthcare system approximately 200 billion euros. – Fifty percent of children in Greece are exposed to cigarette smoke at home. – In Greece, 10.3 percent of all women are smokers. -.. ….Cigarettes are the only legally traded product that can cause death through normal consumption. – Though 101 of the 192 countries in the World Health Organization signed a tobacco control pact, only nine countries have actually seen the agreement passed in Parliament. These are Fiji, India, Malta, Mongolia, New Zealand, Norway, Palau, the Seychelles and Sri Lanka.