Smoking killing 3,000 passive smokers every year
Passive smoking reportedly kills 3,000 Czechs every year. According to a Eurobarometer study there are approximately 3 million smokers in the ten-million-strong Czech Republic. 18,000 Czechs die of smoking-related diseases such as lung and throat cancer every year, of which 3,000 are passive smokers. Doctors say that the borderline where serious problems appear is after 250 thousand cigarettes smoked, which amounts roughly to thirty years of smoking a pack a day.