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Global tobacco survey: Key findings

POSTED: 12:26 PM Mar 15 2012   UPDATED: 12:27 PM Aug 17 2012

A new global tobacco study found that about half the men in numerous developing nations use tobacco, and women in those regions are taking up smoking at an earlier age than they used to. Here's a look at key findings from the survey as well as graphic warning labels the Food and Drug Administration has placed on cigarette packages in an effort to deter smoking in the U.S. [Warning Graphic]

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A new global tobacco study found that about half the men (49 percent) in numerous developing nations use tobacco, and 11 percent of women in those regions use tobacco as well.

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