In the 21st century tobacco will continue to kill 8 million people each year.
More than the dead of all the wars, nuclear attacks and the deadliest diseases malaria, tuberculosis and AIDS, put together.
And yet the dangers of smoking have been well known for many years.
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PREMIERES LIGNES is an independent television production and news agency based in Paris. We are commissioned by major networks, including Canal+, Arte and France Televisions, to produce investigative and comprehensive documentaries. Due to their global reach and focus, our films are broadcast on the major European networks and often beyond the borders of Europe.
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