Global tobacco survey: Key findings

POSTED: 09:26 AM PDT Mar 15, 2012    UPDATED: 09:27 AM PDT Aug 17, 2012 

A new global tobacco study found that about half the men in numerous developing nations use tobacco, and women in those regions are taking up smoking at an earlier age than they used to. Here's a look at key findings from the survey as well as graphic warning labels the Food and Drug Administration has placed on cigarette packages in an effort to deter smoking in the U.S. [Warning Graphic]

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China had the largest number of tobacco users overall, at 301 million people, followed by India, with 274 million. This is likely due to lack of anti-tobacco regulations.


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