For information only - not an official document
2 June 2014
United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon:
Quote on World No-Tobacco Day
31 May 2014
VIENNA, 31 May (United Nations Information Service) - "Increasing taxes on tobacco products discourages young people from taking up smoking and encourages current smokers to reduce use or quit altogether. Tobacco taxes are a direct route to preventing cancer, stroke and disease - and to saving lives."
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