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Tobacco Factsheet: Tobacco advertising, promotion and sponsorship – Essential Facts

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March 31, 2014

Through advertising of its products, the tobacco industry tries to create an environment in which tobacco use is familiar and socially acceptable, and the warnings about its health consequences are undermined.6

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