The mass media have played an important role in efforts to control and prevent tobacco use. To recognize the effectiveness of these efforts, the theme of the seventh World No-Tobacco Day, hold May 31, 1994, was "The Media and Tobacco: Getting the Health Message Across."
The ban on advertising of alcoholic and tobacco products in all types of transport, which has been approved on April 2, 2008 in the first reading, will reduce the harmful effects on young people and will make the nation healthier in general. First deputy leader of the fraction of the United Russia party Tatyana Yakovleva said this to journalists on Wednesday, Rosbalt correspondent reported.
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report. Surveillance Summaries January 25, 2008 / Vol. 57 / No. SS-1. www.cdc.gov/mmwr. The findings from the Global Youth Tobacco Survey (GYTS) suggest that the estimate of a doubling of deaths from smoking (from 5 million per year to approximately 10 million per year by 2020) might be an underestimate.
Information on the Tobacco Institute - the umbrella trade and lobbying association for the U.S. tobacco industry. This article is part of the Tobacco portal on Sourcewatch, sponsored by the American Legacy Foundation.