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Tobacco threatens us all

World No Tobacco Day 2017

World No Tobacco Day 2017 cover

Publication details

Number of pages: 20
Publication date: May 2017
Languages: English
WHO reference number: WHO/NMH/PND/17.2



The brochure "Tobacco threatens us all", published for World No Tobacco Day 2017, describes how tobacco use has devastating health, social, environmental and economic consequences. The chapters include:

  • Tobacco control promotes sustainable development
  • How does tobacco use challenge sustainable development?
  • Health and economic impacts
  • Women and children
  • Poverty
  • Environment
  • Tobacco control: a boost for sustainable development
  • What should countries do?

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