Smoking

Socioeconomic costs of tobacco use and caregivers burden: implications for comprehensive tobacco control

Tobacco use kills primary and secondary smokers. While 7 million primary smokers die annually from tobacco use, more than 1.2 million non-smokers also die annually from being exposed to second-hand smoke[1]. Tobacco contains many cancer-causing toxins that harm every organ of the body. Smoking tobacco introduces nicotine and other chemicals, including numerous carcinogens, into the […]

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Where there is Smoke

That old song and dance ‘smoking is bad for you’ is rather worn; we’ve heard it countless times before……nothing new there. What is unusual however is that in this deeply conservative Nigerian commune – one that collectively recognizes tobacco- smoking as entirely detrimental to physical health, and designates it a social vice – the local […]

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CSEA participates in the Regional Dissemination Conference of Research Results from Research on Tobacco Taxation in West Africa

CSEA joined other participants at the  Regional Dissemination Conference of results from Phase II of the Research Project on Tobacco Taxation in West Africa tagged  “Tax Solutions for Optimal Reduction of Smoking in West Africa”. The conference was organized by the Consortium for Economic and Social Research (CRES) and funded by Canada’s International Development Research Center […]

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