FCTCSignature 1 Apr 2004
Ratification 7 Nov 2007


Tobacco harms the health, the treasury, and the spirit of Guinea. Every year more than 3300 of its people are killed by tobacco-caused disease, while more than 47000 children and more than 459000 adults continue to use tobacco each day. Complacency in the face of the tobacco epidemic will ensure the tobacco industry continues to run roughshod over the lives of Guinea's citizens and ensure that tobacco's death toll will grow with each passing year. Tobacco control advocates must reach out to other communities to strengthen their efforts in this mortal fight.

46 men are being killed by tobacco every week

19 women are being killed by tobacco every week







People have died from tobacco-related diseases in Africa since the opening of the first FCTC working group on 28 October 1999.

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