We use cookies to improve your website experience. To learn about our use of cookies and how you can manage your cookie settings, please see our Cookie Policy. By continuing to use the website, you consent to our use of cookies. Close

Tobacco Update

Liability Risk and Insurance

Tobacco Update

Report warns over tobacco-induced heart disease

A report from the World Health Organization (WHO), the World Heart Federation and the University of Newcastle Australia, has warned that every year 1.9 million people die from tobacco-induced heart disease, equating to one in five of all deaths from heart disease. The report’s authors urged all tobacco users to quit and avoid a heart attack, stressing that smokers are more likely to experience an acute cardiovascular event at a younger age than non-smokers.

The rest of this document is only available to i-law.com online subscribers.

If you are already a subscriber, click login button.