How are you all? Today I am going to tell you a hidden story of Uruguay about Tobacco Cigarette.
In 2010, Uruguay implemented the world's largest graphic warning labels, which cover 80 percent of the front and back of cigarette packs. To prevent tobacco companies from using packaging and labeling to falsely market some cigarettes as less harmful, Uruguay also banned deceptive cigarette labels such as "light" and "low-tar" and became the first country to limit each cigarette brand to one pack design.To assess the impact of these measures, the Lancet study compared trends in tobacco use in Uruguay to those in neighboring Argentina, which at the time had not implemented such extensive tobacco control measures. It found far greater progress in Uruguay:
Ã˜ From 2005 to 2011, per-person consumption of cigarettes decreased by 4.3 percent per year in Uruguay, while increasing by 0.6 percent per year in Argentina.
Ã˜ From 2005 to 2011, the adult smoking rate in Uruguay fell by 3.3 percent a year, compared to a 1.7 percent annual decrease in Argentina.
Ã˜ From 2003 to 2009, rates of tobacco use among Uruguayan students aged 13, 15 and 17 decreased by 8 percent a year, compared to a decrease of 2.5 percent annually among Argentinean students from 2001 to 2009.
The study's conclusion: "Uruguay's comprehensive tobacco-control campaign has been associated with a substantial, unprecedented decrease in tobacco use. Decreases in tobacco use in other low-income and middle-income countries of the magnitude seen in Uruguay would have a substantial effect on the future global burden of tobacco-related diseases."
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How are you all? Today I am discussing about the future of Electronic Cigarette, because we have to know about the E-Cigarette. Is this really growing up or its decreasing day by day? Why we should use this? Is this harmful of helpful? What is history of electronic cigarette? After that we will discuss the details.
1. We should look up to the history of Electronic Cigarette
Â· April 2006: Electronic cigarettes introduced to Europe.
Â· 2006-2007: Electronic Cigarette introduce to USA.
Â· March 2008: Turkey bans the Electronic Cigarette and they declare that "nicotine is the most dangerous element among 4,800 poisonous chemicals in cigarettes."
Â· September 2008: WHO (world Health Organization) considers electronic cigarettes safe and effective.
Â· October 2008:Health New Zealand conducts declare that Electronic Cigarette smoking is "safe alternative to smoking".
Â· October 2009: Amazon.com prohibits sale of electronic tobacco products on its website.
Â· March 2010: First VapefestTM is held in Richmond, VA.
Â· March 2010: Ministry of Public Health bans electronic cigarette and they declare the cigarettes contained more nicotine than normal ones.
Â· July 2010: Marine Corps Base in Quantico bans e-cigarette use in its facilities.
Â· August 2010: Air Force surgeon general's categorizes e-cigarettes as "tobacco products" and prohibits their use in most Air Force facilities.
Â· June 2011: First VapestockTM held in Clearwater Beach, FL.
Â· March 2012: Germany, Australia & Netherlands organize the first World Vaping Day, which takes place on March 22nd.
2. Recent Surveys Show the Popularity of electronic cigarettes just continues to grow.
Â· Its official, vaping is not a passing fad. Recent industry analysis has indicated that more and more people are trying — and liking — electronic cigarettes. The word is spreading, and the momentum is building. Approximately two and a half million people are now enjoying this smokeless alternative regularly, with their ranks growing all the time, according to a recent survey by Wells Fargo Securities.
3. Now I am giving a sound knowledge about Electronic Cigarette industries in all over the world.
Â· Recent estimates put the value of the e-cig industry at $300 million. Leading to the industry hitting the one billion dollar mark in the next few years.
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