We provide information on tobacco in overview and detail. About health and the environment, about working conditions and the tobacco industry, and about how we can encounter the social, ecological, and economic impact of tobacco.

All Background Articles

19. November 2019

Enforcing children’s rights against tobacco

Children's rights are violated in tobacco growing as well as by smoking. Read here about thew rights children have and how to create a tobacco-free world.
12. June 2017

Child Labour in Tobacco Growing

The use of child labour in tobacco growing is very dangerous and is prohibited worldwide. Read here about countries where children still work on tobacco fields.
27. May 2017

Sustainable Development or Tobacco

Tobacco is an obstacle to sustainable development. Read here about how tobacco harms people and the environment and its impact on sustainability.

How Tobacco Harms the Environment

Chemicals for monocropping, firewood to cure the harvest and toxic plastic waste. Read here how tobacco harms the environment.
18. May 2017

Health harms

Smoking causes lung cancer and cadriovascular diseases. Tobacco farming causes nicotine poisoning. Read how tobacco harms the health.