Jordan tops global smoking rates

According to a survey by the Jordanian government in collaboration with the World Health Organisation (WHO), 80% of men in Jordan smoke tobacco, smoking an average of 23 cigarettes per day. Public health officials reported that Jordan now has the highest smoking rates in the world and highlighted the impact of tobacco industry influence on Jordan’s public health legislation.

Source: https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/jun/23/jordan-smoking-rates-highest-in-world-amid-claims-of-big-tobacco-interference