Tobacco advertisements and promotion industry on smoking in Tanzania: a review of negative public health implications for current and future generations

Tob Induc Dis. 2006 Aug 15;3(2):41. doi: 10.1186/1617-9625-3-2-41.


Smoking places a burden on the health care system in developed countries but even more so in the already compromised health services in developing countries. The promotion of tobacco is a root cause of continued consumption even after highlighting the effects. The main aim of this news analysis is to discuss various strategies used by the tobacco industry in promoting tobacco use in Tanzania.