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Smoking in Central African Republic

3093 people die every year due to tobacco smoking in Central African Republic. The mortality rate associated with tobacco smoking is 5.05%.

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September 25, 2018 by

We’re going to need a tobacco buyout for the developing world

Millions of smallholder farmers and their families in Africa and other parts of the developing world are going to lose their livelihoods due to the coming (welcome) fall in global demand for tobacco. This decrease will come as a result of changing technologies (e.g. moving from tobacco to vaping). A number of poor countries are surprisingly dependent on tobacco for jobs and hard currency. The coming end of tobacco products is a major social and economic disruption in these societies.