Tabagism in International Organizations

Smoking is a vice for poor people


Globally, around 226 million adult tobacco users live in poverty. In low-income countries, sometimes more than 10% of household income is spent on tobacco products, meaning less money for food, education and healthcare. These ...

Who knows the “Thirdhand smoke”?


What about the microcells of nicotine that remain attached to clothes or to the desk-office? This type of smoke, called "Third hand smoke” (THS) could damage human DNA. It is made of all the ...

Tobacco continues to be a silent killer


Tobacco kills nearly 6 million people every year worldwide, of which more than 600,000 are non-smokers exposed to second-hand smoke. Unless urgent action is taken, the annual death toll could rise to more than ...