#WorldNoTobaccoDay - 'We Grow it, Chinese Smoke Most of It'
As the world marks World No Tobacco Day, we look back at President Robert Mugabe's humorous speech on how "Zimbabwe will produce more tobacco if the Chinese want more". First introduced by the World Health Organization, the day is intended to encourage a 24-hour period of abstinence from all forms of tobacco consumption around the globe.
Nation, 30 May 2017
Smoking and other tobacco use kills more than seven million people each year, the World Health Organization said Tuesday, also warning of the dire environmental impact of tobacco… Read more »
Premium Times, 31 May 2017
Tobacco use kills more than seven million people annually and costs over $1.4 trillion in healthcare expenditure and lost productivity, the World Health Organisation, WHO, says. Read more »
allAfrica, 29 May 2017
The World Health Organization (WHO) estimates that six million people die prematurely every year because of the consumption of tobacco products. The organization estimates that if… Read more »
Over 20 million kilogrammes of tobacco worth U.S.$52,5 million have been sold so far across the country compared to U.S.$36,5 million recorded last season, authorities say. Read more »
Tobacco kills over 7 million people a year and costs U.S.$1.4 trillion in health-care and lost productivity.