Brazil: reducing tobacco use is a ‘winnable battle’

Published in the Hindu on November 8, 2012 Brazil provides an excellent example of reducing the prevalence of smoking and, in turn, saving several thousand lives by adopting and strictly enforcing several strategies aimed at making tobacco consumption less attractive. A study published in PLoS Medicine indicates that Brazil achieved a 46 per cent reduction … Continue reading Brazil: reducing tobacco use is a ‘winnable battle’