Treating tobacco dependence— A global need and a global initiative

  • 18 Jun 2013
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Cigarette smoking is recognized as the greatest preventable cause of death and disability in the world, causing more deaths each year than malaria, tuberculosis, suicide, homicide, and HIV/AIDS combined. The tobacco pandemic and the associated adverse health consequences will only increase as we go further into the 21st Century if nothing is done to stem the tide.

Treating Tobacco Dependence-A Global Initiative