There are a number of anti-tobacco public awareness campaigns associated with various surveillance activities related to reducing smoking rates and exposure to secondhand smoke and cigarette use.
Most people who smoke already knew that cigarette smoking and secondhand smoke can cause death. But the fear of dying from smoking-related causes did not motivate people to take action to quit.
THE DANGERS BEHIND ILLEGAL CIGARETTES
12th April 2022
The move to increase cigarette prices and taxes, or to ban selling among certain group age is commendable, but not really the ideal solution.
TOBACCO HARM REDUCTION - BE THE POSITIVE CHANGE
13th January 2022
For the uninitiated, Tobacco Harm Reduction (THR) is the brainchild of Harm Awareness Association (HAA) which aims to help smokers who are unable or unwilling to quit, to reduce potential harms and risks.
SMOKING EFFECTS ON WOMEN
1st January 2022
Smoking harms everyone from either gender, with women not being exclusive. According to WHO, about 200 million of the world’s one billion smokers are women and 64% of deaths from second-hand smokers are women too.
THR 101 : INTRODUCTION TO TOBACCO HARM REDUCTION
1st November 2021
If we ask among ourselves what is dangerous about smoking, cancer will be the most popular answer. But what causes cancer?
WHY CIGARETTES ARE DANGEROUS AND WHY YOU SHOULD QUIT NOW!
1st October 2021
For smokers, to hear people telling them to stop smoking must be a broken record by now. Everyone must be saying that cigarettes are dangerous, not only to them, but also everyone around them.
SMOKING ALTERNATIVES WOVEN INTO THE FABRICS OF SOCIETY
1st August 2021
With the origins of smoking traced back to as early as 5000 BC, smoking has had a remarkably long period of time to be cultivated into a habitual, social and cultural phenomenon that has transcended generations.
CONSIDER TOBACCO HARM REDUCTION?
1st October 2021
Here’s a little inconvenient truth to ponder over: according to the United States Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC), smoking is said to be the leading cause of preventable death.
SMOKING CANCELS OUT VACCINES?
1st July 2021
Vaccination has become one of the most talked about topics nowadays, not only in our country but worldwide. Some countries, especially in Europe, have achieved herd immunity.
ADDICTION FOR DUMMIES
1st May 2021
Smoking cigarettes could harm nearly every organ in your body, especially your heart. Statistics have shown that nearly one-third of heart-related deaths are from smoking and second-hand smoke.