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Friday, December 11, 2009

Smoking Kills 5 Million a Year, World Health Organization Says

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Another Compare and Contrast essay. Prohibitionists CLAIM that marijuana kills people, but there is no empirical data to support that contention.

I would never suggest that tobacco consumption be made illegal. But compare the unfounded claims that ganja kills to the documented proof that tobacco is a mass murderer. As doctors I have spoken with admit, while tobacco is a proven mass murderer, ganja is nothing but a jaywalker.

Report: Smoking Kills 5 Million a Year

By MARIA CHENG

posted: 2 DAYS 1 HOUR AGO

LONDON (Dec. 9) -- Tobacco use kills at least 5 million people every year, a figure that could rise if countries don't take stronger measures to combat smoking, the World Health Organization said Wednesday.

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WHO said secondhand smoking kills about 600,000 people every year.

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Smoking Kills 5 Million a Year, World Health Organization Says

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