Tobacco industry: How they “survived” in COVID-19 pandemic period
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Romanian Society of Pneumology, Bucharest, Romania
Publication date: 2021-12-10
Tob. Prev. Cessation 2021;7(Supplement):38
COVID-19 and smoking are another story wrote by this pandemic evolution in 2020. This virus has attracted the attention of the whole world and since its appearance has generated many discussions between experts, authorities, general public. In this context, tobacco industry intervened through numerous scientific and non-scientific statements. 2021 brought hope to the world, but the challenges and successes of 2020 should not be immediately forgotten. More than 3 million deaths by COVID 19 and over 8 million by tobacco are the actual challenging problems of the world. I am discussing in my presentation what are the maneuvers of the tobacco industry ,how they tried to convince the people that they are corporate social responsible and what are their real intention worldwide but also in Romania
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