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    Fast Facts: Sept. 18

    A nonsmoking bartender inhales the equivalent of 36 cigarettes during an eight-hour shift.

    Smokers need to ingest 40 percent more vitamin C than nonsmokers just to stay even.

    In an average day 3,000 Americans take up smoking. Most of them are kids under age 18.

    Twenty-one percent of U.S. smokers say they don’t believe nicotine is addictive.

    Nearly 8,000 children each year are poisoned by eating cigarette butts.

    Each puff of smoke inhaled from a cigarette contains 4 billion particles of dust.

    About 10 million cigarettes are sold every minute.

    Nonsmokers dream more at night than smokers do.

    Christopher Columbus introduced the smoking of tobacco to Europe after discovering the “”strange leaves”” on the island of Cuba.

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