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Study says anti-tobacco ads will prevent millions of premature deaths

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Posted at 1:27 PM, Jul 01, 2013
and last updated 2013-07-01 13:27:05-04

Anti-tobacco polices could help millions of people around the world live longer. That's  according to Georgetown University researchers.

Their study focused on 41 countries and found measures including advertising bans and higher taxes on tobacco will prevent about 7.5 million premature deaths in the coming decades.