Tobacco: A Global Threat

BMJ 2002; 325 doi: (Published 17 August 2002) Cite this as: BMJ 2002;325:395
  1. David Chao, family medicine cluster coordinator, department of family medicine (
  1. United Christian Hospital, Hong Kong, China

    John Crofton, David Simpson

    Macmillan, £6.95, pp 147

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    ISBN 0333670817

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    Nicotine addiction through various forms of tobacco use is a worldwide epidemic. Although concerted efforts have led to encouraging signs of a fall in smoking in affluent countries, rates of smoking in less well off and developing countries are increasing enormously. It is of paramount importance that healthcare professionals form a united front to act against this epidemic.

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