Here is a quote from an interesting article about how the health risks of smoking is a social engineering scam. I think the article should also have mentioned that even radioactivity may be a hoax (gamma radiation is real but that's simply high frequency light), but anyway it made me think that the higher health risks in certain countries (with the lowest number of cigarette smokers!) is because of the nocebo effect. The idea is that the citizens in those countries have a deeper subconscious belief that the danger is real so the nocebo effect makes the fear a self-fulfilling health danger.
"Smoking Helps Protect Against Lung Cancer
Every year, thousands of medical doctors and other members of the "Anti-Smoking Inquisition" spend billions of dollars perpetuating what has unquestionably become the most misleading though successful social engineering scam in history. With the encouragement of most western governments, these Orwellian lobbyists pursue smokers with a fanatical zeal that completely overshadows the ridiculous American alcohol prohibition debacle, which started in 1919 and lasted until 1933.
Japan and Greece have the highest numbers of adult cigarette smokers in the world, but the lowest incidence of lung cancer. In direct contrast to this, America, Australia, Russia, and some South Pacific island groups have the lowest numbers of adult cigarette smokers in the world, but the highest incidence of lung cancer. This is clue number-one in unraveling the absurd but entrenched western medical lie that "smoking causes lung cancer."" -- Full article: https://www.sott.net/article/226999-Smo ... ung-Cancer