The Toll Of Tobacco On New Mexicans
- Almost all cases of lung cancer are caused by tobacco.
- Almost half of all continuing smokers die from disease caused by smoking.
- Smoking is the cause of 29% of all cancers.
- Secondhand smoke is the 3rd leading preventable cause of death in US behind only active smoking and alcohol.
- Smoking kills more people than alcohol, AIDS, car crashes, illegal drugs, murders and suicides combined.