Gambia: 'Tobacco Kills Six Million a Year'

[Foroyaa] The country representative of World Health Organisation, Dr. Charles Segue Moses, stated that the tobacco epidemic is one of the biggest public health threats the world has ever faced, killing around 6 million people a year. More than 5 million of those deaths are the result of direct tobacco use while more than 600,000 are the result of nonsmokers being exposed to second hand smoking.
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