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Covid-19 led millions of people to quit smoking – WHO report

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Covid-19 led millions of people to quit smoking – WHO report

Geneva, Jan 1 (Prensa Latina) The Covid-19 pandemic has led to millions of tobacco users saying they want to quit, the World Health Organization (WHO) r.
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From 2000 to 2020, the number of tobacco users dropped by 69 million, out of a third of the world’s inhabitants to less than a quarter, WHO posted on Twitter.

Two years ago, only 32 countries were on track to scale down tobacco consumption up to 30% from 2010 to 2025, while now there are just 60%, decisive mission for health and prevention of non-communicable diseases.

However, progress is fragile, as the tobacco industry has capitalized on Covid-19 to influence on a great number of countries, WHO tweeted.

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