The government should make effective efforts to regulate the local tobacco industry in order to prevent the entry of contraband and counterfeit cigarettes in the domestic market as it is bad for the local sector.
“Some of the anti-smoking enthusiasts to take it a step up, and focus on the tobacco industry, under the assumption that effort is likely to lead to the elimination of smoking. Actually, though, most of these efforts are hitting just legal industry, while providing an undue advantage flourishing illegal tobacco industry, “the expert said the tobacco industry.
In Pakistan, the legitimate tobacco industry provides employment and livelihoods of more than one million people, including farmers, distributors and retailers, which are the direct affectees any impact on legitimate industry players.
Market sources said that in the absence of legal tobacco industry in Pakistan, cigarette smugglers and tax evaders will rule the market. Contraband cigarettes, which will then be available in the market will be able to avoid severe legal restrictions and will come without the mandatory health warnings. Prices, of course, will be much lower, as the responsibilities avoided as a result of what these products are low quality within the reach of millions of new consumers, mostly young people.
They said that in a world where the legitimate tobacco industry does not exist, well-distributed network of criminals would be ready and waiting to step in and take over.
The reality is that even in the absence of the legitimate tobacco industry, adults who have made a conscious decision to smoke will continue to do so. But instead of buying their legal taxed cigarettes made by the legitimate tobacco companies and sold reputable retailers, consumers will turn to black market sources in order to get what they want, “the sources said.
This is probably the time to encourage them not to choose the path of least resistance, which is about bashing the legal industry players and suppliers, and to focus on solving tough problems on the ground such as the lack of enforcement leads to an increase in the black market, sources added .
I was just puffing on a piece of plastic, until one day I did not. He acted as a pacifier, and it did its job getting my body through the withdrawal.
Also, the reason people gain weight when they quit smoking because they take craving hunger pang, and they eat. Whenever that happened, I would just drink a large glass of water and a sense of leaves.
The most important thing is to mentally prepare and have a support system. Set your quit date a month or so in advance, tell everyone you know that you are leaving, and then show them you can do it. They will be there for you, and they will be proud of you.
I know it sounds simple, but if your mind is to quit smoking, it’s that simple. You may not have time or two, but on the way you will find what works for you and what does not.
If you succeed, you’ll be flipping your nose not only to the taxman, who is just going to keep steadily coming to you, but in an industry that makes products designed to hook you, turn you into Pigpen and eventually kill you