The Importance of Tobacco to a Country’s Economy
In recent years, the international tobacco industry has placed increasing reliance on emphasizing the importance of tobacco to a country’s economy. Employing a wide variety of techniques,’ the intent of the industry is to persuade policy makers (heads of state, ministers of trade and agriculture, legislators) to encourage expansion or development of tobacco industry activity or, at a minimum, to avoid adopting policy measures that would discourage tobacco product consumption.
KeywordsTobacco Product Tobacco Industry Robert Wood Johnson Foundation United States Economy Tobacco Activity
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