The significance and impact of the Polish Anti-tobacco Law

@inproceedings{Zatoski2016TheSA,
  title={The significance and impact of the Polish Anti-tobacco Law},
  author={M. Zatoński and W. Zat{\'o}nski and K. Przewoźniak and Marek Jaworski},
  year={2016}
}
By the end of the 1980s Poland was at the brink of a health catastrophe. Cardiovascular diseases and lung cancer mortality steadily increased and were among the highest ever observed in the world. Life expectancy for young adult and middle aged men reached levels similar to China and India. The main cause of this health decline was tobacco smoking. In the 1980s Poland became the country with the highest cigarette consumption in the world and smoking prevalence in both sexes was the highest in… Expand
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