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The percentage of smokers in Egypt dropped by half a percentage point, going from 17.3 percent in 2020 to 16.8 percent in 2022, according to surveys conducted by the Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics (CAPMAS). On the occasion of World No Tobacco Day on 31 May, CAPMAS published a press release stating that 16.8 percent of Egyptians over the age of 15 smoke. The data comes from a 2021/2022 survey. This represents a decrease from the 17.3 percent…