Tobacco Production Negatively Impacts Environment, WHO Report Says
Associated Press: U.N.: Tobacco kills not just people, but the environment
“The World Health Organization says smoking not only kills about seven million people every year, but has a devastating impact on the environment — contributing to deforestation, water and soil damage, and acidification. In a new report released on Tuesday, experts warned that the environmental footprint left by tobacco production is comparable to that of entire countries…” (10/2).
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