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May, 31 is World No Tobacco Day
31.05.2007 17:03
May, 31 is World No Tobacco Day

In Russia the number of smokers for the last 20 years has increased by 440 thousand persons. Among smokers there are about 47% of young men at the age of 15-19, including girls. Annual cigarettes consumption has risen: in 1985 they used 201 milliard cigarettes, in 2006 413,884 milliard.
      
      According to the data of the World Health Organization smoking along with AIDS is the serious factor of fast growth of death-rate yearly more than 5 million people die from the diseases caused by smoking. To experts opinion, smoking will be the main cause of death by 2020.
      
      The majority of European citizens are in favour of smoke-free policies. On the 25th of May in the State Duma the parliamentarians approved in the first reading a bill which limits tobacco consumption.
      
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