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U.S. Signs International Tobacco Treaty

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U.S. Signs International Tobacco Treaty

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U.S. Signs International Tobacco Treaty

U.S. Signs International Tobacco Treaty

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The United States joins more than 100 countries in signing a global treaty aimed at curbing cigarette smoking. The treaty requires countries to impose sweeping restrictions on the way tobacco products are marketed and sold in hopes of reducing the estimated 5 million annual deaths attributed to smoking. NPR's Debbie Elliott reports.

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