tobacco

A Polish harvest helper poses with German 'Virgin' tobacco in a field in Bad Krozingen, Germany on Wednesday

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A Polish harvest helper poses with German ‘Virgin’ tobacco in a field in Bad Krozingen, Germany on Wednesday

Members of a music band smoke cigarettes on a bench as they take a break, in Kunming

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Members of a music band smoke cigarettes on a bench as they take a break, in Kunming, Yunnan province, China, on Wednesday. China is set to raise the wholesale tax rate for cigarettes to 11 percent from 5 percent, the Ministry of Finance said in early May, in a move to deter smokers in the world’s biggest maker and consumer of tobacco.

epa03724475 A Yemeni man passes a wall sprayed with anti-smoking graffiti on World No Tobacco Day in Sana’a, Yemen, 31 May 2013. The World Health Organisation (WHO) marks the 31st of May as 'World No Tobacco Day' in order to highlight the risks associated with tobacco usage and to deter people from smoking.

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A man passes a wall painted with anti-smoking graffiti on World No Tobacco Day in Sanaía, Yemen, on Friday. The World Health Organisation aims to highlight the risks associated with tobacco usage and to deter people from smoking