Tobacco Marketers mainly targets poor countries

A new study has discovered that people living in poor countries are exposed to more powerful and aggressive tobacco marketing in comparison to those living in rich countries.

According to a Research, tobacco marketing, which drives the addiction of smoking particularly among young generation, is still successful despite many countries’ efforts to prohibit it.

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Studies explain that the more youth are exposed to tobacco marketing, the more likely they will smoke as adults.

Anna Gilmore and his team create that in low-income countries 64.2 percent of chosen stores sold single cigarettes in comparison against 2.8 percent in high-income countries.

It is expected that tobacco use will cause 8.4 million deaths around the year 2020, out of which 70% will occur in developing countries.

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