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WNTD 2017 – The Health Cost of Tobacco Use in Uganda

Economic and Health Policy Research, American Cancer Society

The cost of tobacco-related illnesses in Uganda far outweighs the benefits of employment and tax revenue generated from the tobacco sector. A recent study led by Dr. Nigar Nargis, Director…

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WNTD 2017 – Tobacco Use: A Lost Opportunity

Economic and Health Policy Research, American Cancer Society

Quick facts In India, 15 million people suffer poverty as a direct result of tobacco use In Bangladesh, 350 children under age 5 could be saved from malnutrition-related deaths daily—…

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WNTD 2017 – Global Costs of Smoking

Economic and Health Policy Research, American Cancer Society

This year’s World No Tobacco Day highlights the negative impact that tobacco consumption has on all of us. Tobacco use is not only a burden on smokers; through its negative…

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A Sea Change in US Youth Tobacco Use

Economic and Health Policy Research, American Cancer Society

US high school students are now using e-cigarettes at a higher rate than combustible cigarettes, according to the 2014 National Youth Tobacco Survey, published April 16, 2015 in Morbidity and Mortality…

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