As with any hobby or favoured past time, there will always be myths floating around. Smoking is no exception to this; here are some of the most common myths associated with smoking.
Women smoke more than men
It is a simple fact that women have never smoked more than men. Occasionally, a survey will show a specific age band where it is the other way around, but from the earliest mass uptake of smoking in the first decades of the last century, men well out-streaked women.
As a result of this, men’s tobacco-caused death rates have always been much higher than those of women; women’s lung cancer rates, for example, seem unlikely to ever reach even half the peak ra.... Click here to read more