Table 1

Factories of death (selected)

Cigarettes produced/year (year)Deaths caused per year
Philip Morris's Richmond plant146 billion (2010)146 000
Philip Morris Holland, Bergen op Zoom, The Netherlands96 billion (2006)96 000
Yuxi Cigarette Factory, Yunnan90 billion (2008)90 000
Kunming Cigarette Factory, Kunming, China71 billion (2010)71 000
Philip Morris Izhora Cigarette Factory, St. Petersburg70 billion (2011)70 000
Hong He Cigarette Factory, Yunnan, China65 billion (2005)65 000
Anyang Cigarette Factory, China50 billion (2008)50 000
Hongyun Cigarette Factory, Qujing, Yunnan47 billion (2008)47 000
Thane Road, Nottingham (Imperial Tobacco), UK50 billion (2003)50 000
Hangzhou Cigarette Factory, China47 billion (2007)47 000
Reemtsma, Berlin36 billion (2005)36 000
Philip Morris Kuban, Russia33 billion (2002)33 000