This week marks a major breakthrough in global health policy. For the first time since the onset of the AIDS epidemic, the United Nations is hosting a high-level meeting for world leaders on a health-related issue.
For the first time in history, governments around the world are starting to coordinate their efforts to curb smoking. The fight to tame the global hunger for nicotine is an uphill battle. Worldwide, smoking increases by two percent each year. While U.S.
In America, cigarette smoking seems like it’s on the way out. There are restrictions on where you can smoke, and socially, it’s a downer. To varying degrees, smoking is more taboo worldwide as well. From Australia to Uruguay, cigarettes are in the crosshairs.