Affluence prompts more women in China to light up

Ma, Suzanne
September 2010
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;9/7/2010, Vol. 182 Issue 12, pE557
Academic Journal
The article discusses the impacts of cigarette smoking to women in China. The smoking statistics shows that there are 350 million smokers in China, wherein more than 60% are men and four percent women are smokers. World Health Organization estimates revealed that 20% of women worldwide will be smokers by 2025. It says that the Chinese government works and campaigns to ban tobacco smoking. It also mentions that China manufactures 2.2 trillion cigarettes every year.


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