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12 Things The Tobacco Industry Doesn't Want You To Know

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Cigarette deathsOver the past couple of decades, Big Tobacco has come under fire for selling products that kill people. Now, leading cigarette producers like Philip Morris and Reynolds American are moving into the rapidly growing electronic cigarette business, touting the battery-powered nicotine inhalers as a safer alternative to traditional cigarettes.

As Big Tobacco attempts to clean up its image, we thought now was as good a time than ever to remind you of these 12 facts the industry would like you to forget:

1. Smoking-related health conditions are a leading cause of death in the United States, accounting for nearly one of every five deaths annually.

2. Every year, tobacco use kills more Americans than HIV, drug and alcohol abuse, suicides, murders and car accidents combined.

3. Secondhand smoke accounts for approximately 50,000 deaths in the United States every year.

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