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Tobacco harms health and the environment. Here's how can we stop it

Around 3.5 million hectares of land are destroyed for tobacco growing each year. Image: Unsplash

Ruma Bhargava

Project Lead, Fourth Industrial Revolution for Health, India, World Economic Forum, C4IR India

Dr Megha Bhargava

Deputy Commissioner Income Tax, Ministry of Finance, Government of India


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