• Question: what do you think the world would be like in 50 years time if the whole world smoked at least 1 cigarette a day?

    Asked by nataliamay to Meeks, Pete, Stephen, Steve, Tom on 23 Jun 2010 in Categories: .
    • Photo: Stephen Curry

      Stephen Curry answered on 21 Jun 2010:


      Hi Natalia – gosh, that’s a strange one.

      Disgustingly smelly I should say, with the hospitals packed with people suffering from lung cancer. Horrible!

    • Photo: Tom Hartley

      Tom Hartley answered on 22 Jun 2010:


      I think it would be a worse place – with a great deal of uneccesary illness, and I hope that in fifty years very few people will want to smoke at all any more. One cigarette a day is not so much, but most people will end up smoking much more than this.

      Please see another answer about smoking

      is it true cigarettes takes 9 seconds off your life every time you smoke?

      and if you want to find out more here is a paper that spells out the dangers of smoking very clearly (if e.g., you look at the graphs or tables).

      http://www.bmj.com/cgi/content/full/309/6959/901

    • Photo: Marieke Navin

      Marieke Navin answered on 22 Jun 2010:


      smelly!

    • Photo: Steve Roser

      Steve Roser answered on 23 Jun 2010:


      fuggy

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