Deaths attributable to smoking are projected to increase substantially throughout the 21st century and much of the increase will occur in low- and middle-income countries such as Bangladesh, whose population of 160 million makes it the seventh most populous country in the world. More than half of Bangladeshi men over the age of 25 years smoke cigarettes or bidis. Of the estimated 21.9 million smokers in Bangladesh, 21.2 million are males while 0.7 million are females. Hence, one can imagine the level of negative impact smokers have on the environment as a whole- especially when environment

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