Growing tobacco affects the environment – W.H.O. | Touch Latest Local,World,Tech,Entertainment,Health,Sport News
24 February 2018 00:00:00 AM Breaking News

• HEALTH

Growing tobacco affects the environment – W.H.O.

The World Health Organization says tobacco growing causes massive harm to theenvironment through extensive use of chemicals, energy, water and pollution from manufacturing and distribution.

The agency is now calling on the tobacco industry to compensate for its products that contribute to greenhouse gases blamed for climate change, but gave no estimate of damage

Recommended

Loading...

Related Posts

Found: Protein that Keeps Mice Lean on a High-Fat Diet

Research from the laboratory of Paul Fox, PhD, Department of Cellular an

Read More

Opponents of FDA Nominee Scott Gottlieb Invoke Opioid Crisis

President Donald Trump's nominee to head the Food and Drug Administration, Dr

Read More

UNICEF warns of food shortage, disease in Northeast, others

The UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) warned on Friday that malnutrition, thirs

Read More

19 Household Items You Didn’t Realize Had Expiration Dates

We always remember to check the expiration date of milk, and we know how long we

Read More

CHOLERA BREAKS OUT IN SASA ASHAWALE STREET IN IBADAN KILLS 2 KIDS

Cholera breaks out in Ashawale,sasa northgate hotel, Ibadan. A report was

Read More

Nonlethal Targeting of Gut Microbes Successfully Treats Atherosclerosis

Study heralds potential new approach to cardiometabolic diseases The once-i

Read More

Health news — April 12, 2017

Discovery Memory Care, 408 W. Washington St., Sequim, will hosts a bi-monthly su

Read More

How a Bite of a Hot Dog Threatened -- and Saved -- a Boy's Life It led to a medical crisis, and then discovery of hidden heart defect

A 9-year-old boy in Turkey opened wide for a big bite of a tasty hot dog, but ha

Read More

Drug helps blood vessels but leaves lurking cancer cells

Drug cuts the supply lines to brain tumors but doesn’t eliminate cancer s

Read More

This is the shocking reason why you should NEVER pick mould off bread and then eat it

MOST of us have cut a tiny speck of mould off an out-of-date loaf before popping

Read More

Also Read

Senate President Bukola Saraki Salutes President Buhari on Release of 82 Chibok Girls

: President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has commended the efforts

Read More

NACOSS DEPARTMENTAL DAY 2016/2017

Members of the NACOSS PRESS collecting  useful information at the entrance

Read More

Real Madrid’s Ronaldo first to score 100 Champions League goals

Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo became the first player to score 100 goals

Read More

Angry Female Protesters Strip N*ked Outside the Presidents Palace to to Protest Violence Against Women (Photos)

A group of feminists stripped n*ked and performed a screaming protest outside

Read More

Celebrity babies 8 unusual names from Apple to Bear

Amal and George Clooney welcomed their first children into the world on Tuesday.

Read More

Living with the dead

Living with the deadMost of us don't like to think or talk about death, but ther

Read More

NTA chooses Osun firm for $31.5 million national digital switchover

The Managing Director of Nigeria Television Authority (NTA), Mr. Maxwell Loko,

Read More

British MPs call for Asma al-Assad to lose citizenship

THE LIBERAL DEMOCRATS in the UK are calling on the government to strip Syrian

Read More

80’s Teen Idols Who Still Rock Hollywood

Many teen stars peak when they’re young, but some craft Hollywood lives f

Read More

What this photo of Trump's war room tells us

President Donald Trump tracked the first major military operation of his pre

Read More