NEW YORK (AP) - Tobacco use killed 100 million people worldwide
in the 20th century and could kill one billion people in the 21st
unless governments act now to dramatically reduce it, the World
Health Organization said in a report Thursday.
Governments around the world collect more than $200 billion in
tobacco taxes every year but spend less than one fifth of 1 percent
of that revenue on tobacco control, it said.
"We hold in our hands the solution to the global tobacco
epidemic that...Full Story