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Toll of Tobacco Around the World

A Global Tobacco Epidemic

Tobacco use is the world’s leading cause of preventable death, according to the World Health Organization.

Increasingly, the burden of tobacco use is greatest in low- and middle-income countries that have been targeted by the tobacco industry with its deadly products and deceptive marketing practices. 443 more words

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World No Tobacco Day - 31 May 2014

Raise taxes on tobacco

The global tobacco epidemic kills nearly 6 million people each year, of which more than 600 000 are non-smokers dying from breathing second-hand smoke. 340 more words

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Risks to oral health and intervention - Tobacco


Prevalence of tobacco use has declined in some high-income countries but continues to increase in low- and middle-income countries, especially among young people and women. 726 more words

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