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31st May is #WorldNoTobaccoDay
A🧵 on everything related to tobacco, how it leads to addiction, why it's difficult to quit, and what the options are! Request you to spare a couple of minutes!
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About 4000 chemicals have been detected in tobacco smoke while around 3000 in smokeless tobacco. Nicotine is the main chemically active constituent present in tobacco.
Remember, Vaping isn't safe either!
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After absorption into blood, nicotine travels rapidly & reaches the 🧠 within 7 seconds by crossing blood–brain barrier. The sudden burst of nicotine in the 🧠 & its action on receptors (mainly alpha 4, beta 2 receptors) leads to sudden rush of Dopamine in our reward pathway!
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Are vape shops important? Do they help consumers switch from deadly cigarettes to a safer alternative? That's the topic we're going to explore for #WorldNoTobaccoDay #WNTD22 #WVD22
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Among those smoking 12 months prior to the survey, smoking cessation rates were higher for vape shop and internet customers than for retail customers, even though retail customers were more likely to use FDA-approved smoking cessation aids.…
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...vape shops have emerged to provide e-cigarette users access to products not usually available at gas stations or retail stores. Mod use and intention to use e-cigs as a cessation device were significantly associated with vape shop spending……
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Today is #WorldNoTobaccoDay! 🚭

The #COVID19 pandemic has led to millions of tobacco users saying they want to quit.

Join communities of quitters and commit to quit today 👉
Every year, over 8⃣ million people die from tobacco.

There is no better time to quit 🚭. Sign the pledge and #CommitToQuit today! 👉 #WorldNoTobaccoDay
Smokers face a 40–50% higher risk of developing severe disease and death from #COVID19 and the pandemic.

More info 👉 #CommitToQuit #WorldNoTobaccoDay
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There has never been a better time to quit tobacco 🚭!

Ahead of #WorldNoTobaccoDay 2021, here's how you can get started and #CommitToQuit 👉
Pick a quit 🚭 date and start your journey towards a nicotine and tobacco-free life!

Join the WHO 14-day #CommitToQuit challenge on 📱 @WhatsApp today 👉
The WHO Quit Tobacco 🚭 chatbot is available on @Viber to help 💯 million people quit smoking.

#CommitToQuit today & start living a healthier life 👉 #NoTobacco Image
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Thread. This year's #WorldNoTobaccoDay theme is "Commit to Quit."

Let's take a look at their themes through the past 33 years:
2020 - Protecting youth from industry manipulation and preventing them from tobacco and nicotine use
2019 - Tobacco and lung health
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Are you ready to 'Commit to Quit' tobacco❓

Today marks the start of WHO's year-long global campaign for #WorldNoTobaccoDay 2021, helping 1⃣0⃣0⃣ million people quit tobacco.

More in detail 👉 #NoTobacco
“Commit to Quit” will help 1⃣0⃣0⃣ million people quit tobacco through

✅strong tobacco cessation policies
✅access to cessation services
✅information on tobacco industry tactics
✅“quit & win” initiatives for a successful quit

More info 👉 #NoTobacco
#DYK: Around 780 million people 🌏🌍🌎 say they want to quit tobacco.

WHO & partners will provide people with the tools & resources they need to make a successful quit attempt 👉 #NoTobacco
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"We now have more than 6 million cases of #COVID19 across the 🌍 and have lost more than 370,000 people to the virus"-@DrTedros
"As we work with governments across the 🌍 to suppress the virus and accelerate science around diagnostics, therapeutics and vaccines, we also continue to respond to other health emergencies and new disease outbreaks"-@DrTedros
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It's #WorldNoTobaccoDay! 🚭

Tobacco products kill over 8 million people every year. The industry is targeting youth to replace people that their products are killing so they can make a killing in profits 💰 📈.

It’s time to #SpeakOut! #TobaccoExposed

🚬 tactics to attract youth:
✔15,000+ flavours to attract children/adolescents, in smokeless tobacco, shisha, e-cigarettes
✔Promotion & free sample distribution at popular events for youth
✔Advertising/placement on movies, TV, social media with paid influencers
Break free from the tobacco & related industries’ manipulation by becoming educated on their tactics and the harm caused by their products. 🚭
#TobaccoExposed 👉

#SpeakOut #WorldNoTobaccoDay
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Ini ngaco ampe ubun-ubun ya... Merokok malah bikin kalian lebih rentan om..... #COVIDIOT @blogdokter @KawalCOVID19
Kiranya momen hari tanpa tembakau tahun ini bkin orang yang kita sayangi tobat ngerokok. #COVID__19 adalah salah satu alasan yang tepat untuk anda berhenti merokok #WorldNoTobaccoDay2020 @blogdokter @drsyuk_InfoKes ImageImageImageImage
Jangan beri contoh yang tidak baik untuk generasi Indonesia masa depan. Mereka tumpuan nasib kita di hari tua, jangan rusak mereka dgn keteladanan kita yang salah #WorldNoTobaccoDay #HariTanpaTembakauSedunia ImageImageImageImage
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