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The Guidance Of Treatment Selection Of Stop Smoking According To Suitability For Adolescent, Psychiatric Patient, Pregnant And Nursing Women

Introduction There are several groups for whom there are particular implications regarding nicotine dependence and the effects of smoking, as well as the use of medicines for smoking cessation. These special groups include adolescents, pregnant and nursing women and people with psychiatric illnesses. However, the same guidelines for quitting smoking …

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Third Hand Smoke

Third Hand Smoke It is beyond doubt that smoking is extremely dangerous and it can kill the smoker. Besides that, secondhand smoke has also been shown to threaten the lives of people who are present around someone who is smoking. Nonetheless, do you know that those are not all; and …

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Tobacco Industry Strategies To Promote Its Hazardous Tobacco Products

The Tobacco Industry The top three main transnational tobacco companies (TTCs) [1][2], in Malaysia are; (i) British American Tobacco (Malaysia) Berhad (BATM); (ii) Japan Tobacco International Berhad (JTI) and (iii) Philip Morris (Malaysia) Berhad (PMM). BATM, the largest tobacco company in the country, was established in 1912. It dominates about …

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Cigarette Tax Strategy

Why People Smoke? People smoke because they like to smoke and they can afford to smoke. Their decisions to buy cigarettes are influenced by price of cigarettes and their available income. Economists describe affordability as the percentage of a worker’s income or duration of work time required to buy the …

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Cost Of Cigarette Smoking

Cigarettes and Impacts Cigarette is just a thin cylinder paper filled with a fine cut tobacco leaves for smoking. However this small item is or will be able to give pleasure, relieve stress and some might addict to it. Tobacco Atlas, 2012 reported about 5.9 trillion cigarettes smoked in 2009. …

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Detrimental Effect Of Smoking On Your Oral Health

Introduction There is overwhelming evidence that tobacco usage produces harmful effects in the mouth. Thus if you are currently smoking, it is best to know whether these conditions are affecting you now. If so, perhaps it is best to do something about it now. How smoking affect your oral health …

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Electronic Cigarettes

Electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes) are devices, about the size of a regular cigarette. They operate by electronically vaporizing a solution that often contains nicotine and/or tobacco extracts, creating a mist which is then inhaled. E-cigarettes are available in various flavors and claimed strengths of nicotine cartridges. The World Health Organization (WHO) …

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How Smoking Harm Our Nation?

We often hear that our nation’s vision is to achieve developed nation status by 2020. What Does It Mean If We Become A Developed Nation? A developed nation is one which could guarantee high standard of living for its people. Also could guarantee the welfare of current generation as well …

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Not Easy To Smoke In Malaysia

United Nations in their Millennium Declaration 2000 has identified tobacco as the second leading cause of death in developed and developing countries. Tobacco also accounts for a large portion of the disease burden in developing countries, and currently ranked fourth in the world in its contribution to years of life …

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Smoking And Oral Cancer

Introduction Smokers are at higher risk of dying from oral cancer than those who have never smoked. The risk of dying from oral cancer increases with the amount smoked per day. The risk of oral cancer is about 5 to 10 times greater among smokers compared to people who never …

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