A Canadian tobacco firm has launched a new product; a smokeless cigarette. One of the world’s largest Tobacco firm, Toronto based Philip Morris International (PMI), say their latest innovation is less harmful than other tobacco products. Critics are saying it’s just a ploy to increase and maintain sales in an ever-dwindling market place.
There was big news coming out of the tobacco industry last week when the Food and Drug Administration announced to the world they were aiming to reduce the nicotine in cigarettes to a nonaddictive level.
The head of the Food and Drug Administration mentioned that if cigarettes were eradicated, it would prevent the needless deaths of near enough 500,000 per year in the United States due to nicotine addiction.
In a recent report, there has been an 80% increase of tobacco incidents in top grossing movies between 2015 and 2016. Public health officials are raising concerns that this could have an effect on the behaviour of young people’s smoking habits. This could also determine the behaviour of other adults who are trying to quit smoking as it promotes smoking in a glamorised way. Furthermore, it’s concern as the movies are a place ex-smokers go as it’s a place where you can’t smoke, so it could influence them too.
New figures have been released to show that heart disease deaths have fallen significantly since the introduction of the smoking ban in England. This covered places such as restaurants, pubs and bars.
You might be the kind of person to very much aware the causes of 2nd hand smoke. You may decide to wave the smoke away and move away from it and think to yourself that you’re away from the toxic smoke. Except you’re not. You may be in another part of someone’s home but you’re now entering the area of thirdhand smoking.
World No Tobacco Day takes place on the 31st of May 2017. World No Tobacco Day will indicate the threats that the tobacco industry poses the world in terms of the development, health and economies of societies.
Since the introduction of e-cigarettes across the world, vaping has been seen as a safe alternative to smoking cigarettes. The thing is we still don’t know whether vaping is as safe as experts say. According to US Surgeon General, Vivek Murthy, he claims that cigarettes are unsafe and are a major public health concern.
Now, in new developments, Australian competition regulators have become the first agency in the world to take action against e-cigarette companies for misleading and false statements about carcinogens in the products they sell.
Smoking can be difficult to quit. It can be a struggle for more than others. Some people deal with it better too. There are quite a lot of realisations you get when you’re going through the process of wanting to quit. At Anne Penman Laser Therapy, we’ve created 5 life lessons you learn when quitting smoking.