Smoking on the rise? It never fell off…

Glowing reports show that since 1980, the prevalence of daily tobacco smoking has declined by some 25% in men and 42% in women. Funny thing though, because of population growth, smoking has actually increased overall by 41% in males and 7% in females. Add to this the fact there is a 26% general increase in the number of cigarettes sold according to the January 8 issue of JAMA. The facts show that in 1980 there were 721 million smokers worldwide and by 2012 there were 967 million smokers. Smoking tobacco increases the risk of heart disease and stroke by 4 times and lung cancer by 23 times. In 2013, lung cancer accounted for 19.4% of cancer deaths. Smoking causes 86% of all lung cancer.

Statistics are sooo pliable. So misunderstood. So misrepresenting.

Statistics are sooo pliable. So misunderstood. So misrepresenting.

About Craig Stellpflug NDC

Craig Stellpflug is a NeuroDevelopment Consultant and a Certified Nutritional Consultant. Craig is a cancer nutritionist and child brain disorder specialist at Healing Pathways Medical Clinic in Scottsdale Arizona.
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