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'No Tobacco Day' focuses on taxes

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By Four Corners Partnership

Saturday will mark the 26th annual World No Tobacco Day sponsored by the World Health Organization.

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This awareness event is designed to highlight the health risks of tobacco use, maintain smoke-free environments and encourage youth not to use tobacco products.

Tobacco use is the single most preventable cause of death globally and accounts for 10 percent of adult deaths worldwide, the organization says.

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