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dc.contributorCenters for Disease Control and Preventionen_US
dc.date.accessioned2015-07-31T22:24:55Z
dc.date.available2015-07-31T22:24:55Z
dc.date.issued2011
dc.identifier.isbn9789275116340
dc.identifier.urihttps://iris.paho.org/handle/10665.2/7673
dc.description.abstractTobacco is one of the world’s leading causes of preventable death and is responsible for roughly 1 million deaths annually in the Americas. It is a risk factor for six of the eight leading causes of death, and it is the only legal product that kills from one-third to one-half of those who use it exactly as intended by the manufacturer. Tobacco not only harms the smoker; there is sufficient scientific evidence that exposure to second-hand smoke causes illness and death in nonsmokers as well. Reducing tobacco use will save millions of lives and reverse the entirely preventable tobacco epidemic. Unanimously adopted by the 56th World Health Assembly on 21 May 2003, the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (WHO FCTC) was the first step in the global fight against the tobacco epidemic. The Convention entered into force on 27 February 2005. Of the 193 WHO Member States, 174 are Parties to the Convention (July 2011), making it one of the most rapidly embraced treaties in United Nations history. The treaty presents a blueprint for countries to reduce both the supply of and demand for tobacco...en_US
dc.language.isoenes_ES
dc.publisherPAHOes_ES
dc.subjectTobacco Controles_ES
dc.subjectConsumo de Productos Derivados del Tabacoes_ES
dc.titleTobacco Control Report for the Region of the Americas. 2011en_US
dc.typePublicationsen_US
dc.rights.holderPan American Health Organizationen_US
dc.contributor.corporatenamePan American Health Organizationen_US
paho.publisher.countryUnited Stateses_ES
paho.publisher.cityWashington, D.Ces_ES
paho.source.centercodeUS1.1es_ES


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