The tobacco death burden in developed and Eastern European countries is equivalent to the impact of a 9/11-type terrorist attack every 14 hours!
• Cigarette smoking is the leading preventable cause of death in the United States.
• In the United States, cigarette smoking is responsible for about one in five deaths annually, or about 438,000 deaths per year.
• An estimated 38,000 of these deaths are the result of secondhand smoke exposure.
• Deaths on American soil from terrorist attacks in since 9/11: ZERO.
Where's the perspective? Where's the outrage? Where's the common sense?