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Description

Tobacco is the common name of several plants in the genus Nicotiana of the family Solanaceae, and the general term for any product prepared from the cured leaves of these plants. More than 70 species of tobacco are known, but the chief commercial crop is N. tabacum. The more potent variant N. rustica is also used in some countries.

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Organizations relating to Tobacco

Groupement des industries européennes du tabac / Luxembourg, Luxembourg / Est. 1990
Asia Pacific Association for the Control of Tobacco / Taipei, Taiwan / Est. 1989
European Smoking Tobacco Association / Brussels, Belgium / Est. 1990
Africa Tobacco Control Regional Initiative / Benin City, Nigeria
Southeast Asian Tobacco Control Alliance / Bangkok, Thailand / Est. 2001
Observatoire du tabac en Afrique francophone / Sétif, Algeria / Est. 2001
Initiative de mobilisation panafricaine de controle de tabac / Yaoundé, Cameroon / Est. 2004
International Tobacco Evidence Network / Chicago IL, USA
International Liaison Group on Tobacco and Health / Geneva, Switzerland
Internationale Tabakwissenschaftlichen Gesellschaft / Est. 1939
World Assembly on Tobacco Counters Health / Delhi, India / Est. 1997
World Conference on Tobacco or Health / Paris, France
Framework Convention on Tobacco Control / Geneva, Switzerland / Est. 2003
International Central Bureau of Tobacco
International Seal, Label and Cigar Band Society / Tucson AZ, USA / Est. 1956
International Doctors Against Tobacco / Östersund, Sweden
Ligue internationale contre le tabac en Afrique et dans les pays du Tiers Monde, Mauritanie
Groupement mondial anti-tabagique
Centre international anti-tabac / Wemmel, Belgium
Verbindungsbüro der Rohtabakhandelsverbände in der EG / Bremen, Germany
European Centre of Excellence in Clinical Tobacco Research
Internationaal Anti-Tabak Instituut / Zwalm, Belgium
European Smokeless Tobacco Council / Est. 1990
European Upholstered Furniture Action Council / Est. 1993
Research for International Tobacco Control / Est. 1994
Société Francophone de Tabacologie / Ollainville, France
Scientific Summit on Tobacco Harm Reduction: Novel products, Research & Policy / Est. 2018
Smoke Free Partnership / Brussels, Belgium
European Tobacco Harm Reduction Advocates / Convoy, Ireland / Est. 2019
Protocol to Eliminate Illicit Trade in Tobacco Products / Est. 2012
Framework Convention Alliance / Ottawa ON, Canada / Est. 1999
Centre de coopération pour les recherches scientifiques relatives au tabac / Paris, France / Est. 1956
International Commission for the Prevention of Alcoholism and Drug Dependency / Silver Spring MD, USA / Est. 1952
International Tobacco Growers Union / Paris, France / Est. 1952
International Tobacco Growers' Association / Castelo Branco, Portugal / Est. 1984
African Tobacco Control Alliance / Lomé, Togo
European Network for Smoking and Tobacco Prevention / Brussels, Belgium / Est. 1996
Eliminate Child Labour in Tobacco Foundation / Carouge, Switzerland / Est. 2002
International Society for the Prevention of Tobacco Induced Diseases / Boston MA, USA / Est. 2000
International Council on Alcohol and Addictions / Lausanne, Switzerland / Est. 1907
Nordic Smokers Guild / Kokkedal, Denmark / Est. 1971
Académie internationale de la pipe / Llangollen, UK / Est. 1984

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World Problems relating to Tobacco

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Youth smoking
Irresponsible tobacco and cigarette advertising
Tobacco smoking
Manipulative practices by the tobacco industries
Excessive portrayal of substance abuse in the media
Environmental hazards from tobacco and tobacco manufactures

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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