Smoking Down, Number of Lives Saved Up as More Countries Embrace Tobacco Control Measures

Newswise imageBetween 2008 and 2014, more than 53 million people in 88 countries stopped smoking due to tobacco control measures, which means that more than 22 million smoking-related deaths have been averted, say researchers at the Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center. These conclusions update their 2013 landmark study that found tobacco control measures undertaken by 41 countries between 2007-2010 had prevented 7.4 smoking-related million deaths.

from Newswise Feature Channel: Addiction http://www.newswise.com/articles/view/666149/?sc=c125

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