Offer help to quite tobacco use

26 July 2019 – The report “Offering help to quit tobacco use” tracks the status of the tobacco epidemic and interventions to combat it.  The report finds that more countries have implemented tobacco control policies, ranging from graphic pack warnings and advertising bans to no smoking areas.  About 5 billion people – 65% of the world’s population – are covered by at least one comprehensive tobacco control measure, which has more than quadrupled since 2007 when only 1 billion people and 15% of the worlds population were covered.

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