Some facts about smoking?
In 1931 a pack of cigarettes cost around $0.15
In 1970 a pack of cigarettes cost around $0.38
In 1980 a pack of cigarettes cost around $0.85
In 1990 a pack of cigarettes cost around $1.20
In 2000 a pack of cigarettes cost around $3.10
The last date that cigarette ads were permitted on TV in the US was on January 1, 1971
The World Health Organization, states that around 25% of cigarettes sold around the world are smuggled.
About one third of all humans smoke. Over 1 billion people smoke worldwide.
The actual cost to produce a pack of cigarettes is 10 cents.
In 2011 a pack of cigarettes costs between $4 and $6 dollars depending where you buy them.
The first scientific studies on the health risks from smoking were published in the 1950s.
Half of all tobacco users are dead by age 55!
Scientists claim the average smoker will lose 14 years of their life due to smoking.
About one in every five deaths is attributable to smoking.
For every tobacco-attributable death that occurs, there are approximately 20 people alive who are suffering from a serious, chronic disease that is attributable to cigarette smoking.
It takes 10 seconds for the nicotine to reach the brain after the smoke has been inhaled.