Every year more than 300 of its people are killed by tobacco-caused disease, while more than 5000 children and more than 71000 adults continue to use tobacco each day. Complacency in the face of the tobacco epidemic will ensure the tobacco industry continues to run roughshod over the lives of Guinea-Bissau's citizens and ensure that tobacco's death toll will grow with each passing year. Tobacco control advocates must reach out to other communities to strengthen their efforts in this mortal fight.
4 men are being killed by tobacco every week
2 women are being killed by tobacco every week