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First-hand cigarette smoke in Delhi reduces average life to 1.6 years, says a study

A new study conducted by Energy Policy Institute at the University of Chicago (EPIC) says that the national capital is witnessing the worst pollution in the last 2 years and the primary cause of the problem is the first-hand cigarette smoke which leads to reduced life expectancy by 1.6 years According to the study, “By comparison, first-hand cigarette smoke leads to a reduction in global average life expectancy of about 1.6 years”. It further added, “The impact of particulate pollution on life expectancy is comparable to that of smoking, twice…

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