Ukrainians are smoking less


According to the Institute of Strategic Studies of the Ministry of Health of Ukraine the number of smokers in Ukraine has decreased by 20% for the past 5 years.

Experts explain such dynamics by tobacco excise taxes  increase, anti-smoking laws and decision to increase the number of non-smoking places.

The stats also shows that the number of cardiovascular diseases has reduced by 12% (urban districts) and 3% (rural districts).

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