Thursday, November 22, 2007

Almost half of all cigarettes sold in the United States (44 percent) are consumed by people with mental illness.

"This is because so many people who have mental illnesses smoke (50 to 80 percent, compared with less than 20 percent of the general population) and because they smoke so many cigarettes a day -- often three packs." Link. Via.

(File this under "stats that are too good to check.")