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Trade deals must not undermine fight against tobacco

Australian expertise in tobacco control is helping save lives around the world, but that work could be undone. Every day, 5500 children in India start using tobacco. If they continue the habit, as many do, the illnesses brought about by tobacco addiction will kill about half of them. In the meantime, Big Tobacco is allowed… Read the full article >

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Tobacco must go up in smoke The 21st century should be the last period in human history to report a tobacco-related death

Even well-informed people shake their heads in disbelief when they hear that tobacco killed 100 million persons in the 20th century and is projected to kill a billion in the 21st century. It is only when they are told that these are authentic estimates from the World Health Organization (WHO) that the terrible truth begins… Read the full article >

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