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Tobacco

Description

Tobacco is a product prepared from the leaves of the tobacco plant by curing them. The plant is part of the genus Nicotiana and of the Solanaceae (nightshade) family. While more than 70 species of tobacco are known, the chief commercial crop is N. tabacum. The more potent variant N. rustica is also used around the world.

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Organizations relating to Tobacco

International Commission for the Prevention of Alcoholism and Drug Dependency / Est. 1952
REMAR International / Est. 1982
European Cigar Manufacturers Association
International Working Group on Vegetable Viruses
Association des producteurs d'enzymes alimentaires microbiens
International Symposium on Epidemiology and Control of Salmonella and Other Foodborne Pathogens of Pork
Industrie du tabac de l'Europe du Sud
World Anti-Doping Agency / Est. 1999
Anti-Doping Council of Europe
IUMS Division of Bacteriology and Applied Microbiology / Est. 1984
International Total Abstainers Association of Railway Workers / Est. 1905
International Network of Cities on Drug Policy / Est. 1993
European Group for Rapid Laboratory Viral Diagnosis / Est. 1975
UNESCO Regional Network for Microbiology and Microbial Biotechnology in Southeast Asia / Est. 1974
Fédération européenne des manufacturiers de tabac
Groupement des protistologues de langue française
European Federation of Cell and Virus Collections / Est. 1980
Pan American Aerobiology Association / Est. 1988
Réseau international de techniques en microbiologie
Universal Association of Esperanto Good Templars
International Band of Hope Council / Est. 1949
Species 2000 / Est. 1996
European Association for Substance Abuse Research / Est. 1994
International Urban Action Fund against Drugs / Est. 1992
International Centre of Cooperative Research and Development in Microbial Engineering

View all profiles (74 total) in the Yearbook of International Organizations

World Problems relating to Tobacco

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Health effects of tobacco smoking
Tobacco smoking
Smuggling cigarettes
Excessive portrayal of substance abuse in the media
Misinformation about smoking
Smoking by adolescents
Manipulative practices by the tobacco industries
Restrictive practices in the beverages and tobacco trade
Unauthorized tobacco manufacture and distribution
Instability of trade in tobacco and tobacco manufactures
Environmental hazards from tobacco and tobacco manufactures
Shortage of tobacco and tobacco manufactures
Long-term shortage of beverages and tobacco
Irresponsible tobacco and cigarette advertising
Government dependence on tobacco tax revenue
Instability of trade in tobacco

Action Strategies relating to Tobacco

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Reducing youth smoking
Banning tobacco sales to children
Growing tobacco as fuel and food
Developing tobacco control
Preventing smuggling of cigarettes
Campaigning against smoking
Smuggling cigarettes
Labelling tobacco products
Banning cigarette advertising
Restricting tobacco advertising
Banning child-focused tobacco advertising
Protecting children from environmental tobacco smoke
Regulating tobacco
Developing safe cigarettes
Restricting tobacco merchandising
Restricting tobacco-funded research
Restricting tobacco sponsorship
Monitoring tobacco production
Restricting tobacco industry lobbying
Restricting tobacco trade associations
Banning tobacco products

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