Each year, eight million people die from tobacco
Whether it’s Smoking, snuffing or Chewing tobacco is always harmful for the health. The protection of non-smokers is growing worldwide and is Smoking in the majority of countries, more and more expensive, but in the case of aid to weaning there is still.
To this end, the world health organization (WHO) in their new world-tobacco-report. She introduced him on Friday in Rio de Janeiro, because Brazil is the Turkey, only the second country in the world, the all of the WHO-recommended measures to Reduce tobacco consumption fully implemented.
Stricter advertising bans and higher taxes
In respect of Germany, WHO criticised the fact that there is still too little to strict guidelines for smoke-free public spaces. In support of smokers who want to quit, looks like you also need to catch up. Likewise, it had to be in the media more effective anti-Smoking campaigns. Bans on advertising should be strengthened and taxes increased.
- Six out of ten people of the earth today live in countries that have at least taken a measure against tobacco consumption, the WHO. The are four times as many as in 2007.
- Almost half of the people live in countries that have disgusting pictures of ulcers caused by tobacco, and on packs.
- However, only 2.4 billion people – so not even every third lives in countries that support people who want to quit tobacco consumption, such as the WHO writes.
1.1 billion smokers in the world
“To stop Smoking is one of the best things you can do for his own health,” said WHO chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus. Thus, gains in life years and quality of life.
Although the proportion of smokers is decreasing in the total population. Due to population growth their number remains at around 1.1 billion, constant. 80 percent of them live in countries with low-to middle-income.
The WHO recommends that to support people quit Smoking, among other things:
- Hotlines for emergency telephone advice,
- Online or mobile phone services for emergency advice
- House doctors, the appeal to smokers and to aid in Stop indications,
- Financial support of nicotine replacement therapies.
WHO warns E-cigarettes
Each year, eight million people die, according to the WHO, tobacco consumption. The world economy is lost due to healthcare costs and Work losses of 1.3 trillion euros in the year.
In Europe, the majority of daily smokers according to the WHO, in Serbia, the share of the adult at 33 percent. Germany, with 22 percent daily smokers – more than one in five in the midfield. The least smokers according to the report, in Sweden, and Uzbekistan, where only ten percent of adults consume cigarettes on a daily basis.
The WHO warns of a Cigarette substitute such as E-cigarettes and products in which tobacco is heated instead of burned. All are dangerous to health.