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


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.

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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