Latest news: 9 March 2015.
45 and Up Study research showing that 1.8 million – or two in every three – smokers will die from their habit if they continue to smoke, garnered national and international media interest, with around 800 media items on the research, published in the journal BMC Medicine.
A selection of media coverage
Smoking worse than previously thought: two thirds expected to die early
The Sydney Morning Herald
Tobacco kills two out of three smokers
The terrifying rate at which smokers die from smoking
The Washington Post
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