The knowledge hub is one-window access to all the data, research, and information on the tobacco use and efforts to control it in Pakistan and EMR. It provides a complete picture of the emerging alternative products in Pakistan and EMR. Evidence-based interventions can lead to legal, policy and administrative initiatives to end smoking. This hub collates the relevant knowledge from around the world to contribute to the aim of making our future smoke free.
The World Health Organization (WHO) has been a vocal critic of e-cigarettes and other non-combustible tobacco delivery systems (NCTDs). The organisation has argued that these products are harmful and should be regulated as tightly as cigarettes.
South Africa's newly proposed Tobacco Products and Electronic Delivery Systems Control Bill is now open for public comment. It was tabled before Parliament in December 2022 and has undergone extensive review and consultations, outlining new regulations and prohibitions for tobacco smoking and electronic cigarettes.
The landscape of tobacco consumption and harm reduction has been evolving rapidly in recent years, and South Africa is no exception to this trend. As of 2023, the concept of tobacco harm reduction has gained significant traction, with alternative nicotine delivery systems, like vaping, at the forefront of discussions.
As MPs continuously disregard public participation, they not only undermine their own credibility, but also risk clogging an overwhelmed judicial system
BAT has formally entered into an agreement to sell its Russian and Belarusian businesses. The buyer is a consortium led by members of BAT Russia’s management team, which, upon completion, will wholly own both businesses. Post completion, these businesses will be known as the ITMS Group.
|Male(% of Total Pop)||50.5|
|Female(% of Total Pop)||49.5|
|Pop Growth (Annual %)||1.5|
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|Male(% of Total Pop)||50.4|
|Female(% of Total Pop)||49.6|
|Pop Growth (Annual %)||2.4|
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