UN Warns of Environmental Impact of Tobacco

2 June, 2017| By:Kevin Trieu


On the Eve on World No Tobacco Day, the United Nations laid out the environmental impacts that tobacco has globally. They state that in tobacco waste there are 7,000 different types of chemicals found that threaten the environment and contain carcinogens and green house gases. By count, it is also the world’s largest source of litter. The UN also lays out the economic and health impact of tobacco use. You can find out more by clicking on the report here.

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