As Chief Operating Officer at Philip Morris International (PMI), it is my job to help realize our transformation. Today, this means unsmoking the world. In fact, this is something we at PMI have been actively engaged in for more than 20 years. Yes, that’s right. It has been nearly two decades since we began researching,
Tobacco reduces life expectancy for smokers and causes premature death by harming almost every organ of the body and leading to cardiovascular diseases, stroke, bronchitis, asthma, cancers and diabetes.
“Smart” is the way to stub the tobacco and e-cigarettes or vape, according to a clinician based in Abu Dhabi.
Sadness, and not all negative emotions, lead people to smoking and turn it into an addictive behaviour, a first-of-its-kind set of four inter-woven studies has revealed.
The World Health Organisation (WHO) study argued that minor or non-essential operations on regular smokers could be delayed to give them time to quit and thereby improve outcomes such as wound healing and heart function.
Authority called on all cigarette dealers and producers in the UAE to comply with these measures in order to avoid the penalties outlined in the Cabinet Decision on Violations of Procedures for Marking Tobacco and Tobacco Products.
The Federal Tax Authority (FTA) has ramped up its preparations ahead of implementing the ban on importing any type of waterpipe tobacco (known in Arabic as ‘Mu’assel’) and electrically heated cigarette plugs unless they carry the ‘Digital Tax Stamps (DTS)’ as of March 1, 2020.
Isn’t it ludicrous that while we take the health warning message on our cigarette packets very seriously and force tobacco smokers to quit the ‘deadly’ addiction,
An organisation with origins back to 1867 in Paris, France and the 19th century Tuberculosis Plague (one death in seven), released on Sunday 10 reasons for governments to continually pursue master plans to discourage children in getting attracted to electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes/vapes) and other heated tobacco products (HTPs).
In order to protect the health and safety of citizens, especially given the COVID-19 pandemic and its aftermath, smoking of all forms (cigarettes, electronic cigarettes and shisha) is banned in closed public places," the health ministry said.