Tobacco Free Pakistan | Zidane Hamid

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Based on current rates, more than 1 million current college students are projected to die prematurely from tobacco use. Every year tobacco kills more Americans than did World War II — more than AIDS, cocaine, heroin, alcohol, vehicular accidents, homicide and suicide combined. George Will
“If young people don’t start using tobacco by age 26, they almost certainly will never start.”- Surgeon General Regina Benjamin

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  • 12 hours: the carbon monoxide level in your blood returns to normal.
  • 2-12 weeks: blood circulation and lung function begin to improve.
  • 1 year: the increased risk of having a heart attack is reduced by half.
  • 5 years: risk of a stroke is reduced to the same risk as a person who never smoked.
  • 10 years: the risk of lung cancer is reduced.
  • 15 years: the risk of heart disease is that of a nonsmoker.
  • Food tastes better.
  • You have more energy.
  • Your breath, clothes and hair won’t smell like smoke.
  • You are saving money.
  • You are now more in control of your life and actions now that you are no longer addicted to cigarettes.


Pakistan is one of 15 countries worldwide with a heavy burden of tobacco-related ill health. Based on World Health Organization’s 2013 standardized estimate of smoking prevalence, 31.8 % of men, 5.8 % of women, and 19.1% of Pakistan’s adult population currently use tobacco in one form or another. Of these, 17.9 % of men, 1 % of women and 9.6 % of the adult population overall are daily cigarette smokers, while 4.4 % men, 1 % women and 2.7 % of the adult population are daily water pipe smokers. Moreover, 10.5 % men, 3.5 % women and 7.1 % of adults use smokeless tobacco daily. Among youth, 13.3 % of boys, 6.6 % of girls and 10.7 % of all youth currently use tobacco or a tobacco product.

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Here are some lectures on Tobacco & Environment

What You Can Do

If you smoke quit as soon as possible!
Do not allow smoking inside your home or car – protect others from Secondhand smoke.
Get involved with tobacco awareness campaigns – let others know about the risk!