In the 21st century, tobacco will continue to kill 8 million people each year.
Tobacco companies have used every trick in the book to sell their deadly product; corruption, ignoring or omitting scientific or medical data, mass manipulation, political influence…
A series of public health measures have limited their activity in developed countries. To little avail. The cigarette industry is today targeting the developing world using methods that in some cases resemble those of drug pushers.
All this to sell the world’s most dangerous product: tobacco.