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Smoking in Trinidad and Tobago

There are 191880 daily smokers in Trinidad and Tobago. Daily tobacco smoking prevalence is at 18%. 1,000 people die every year due to tobacco smoking in Trinidad and Tobago. tobacco smoking-related health problems account for 10.81% of deaths.

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October 16, 2020 by

Smoke-free cigarettes coming

Cigarette smokers in T&T will one day be able to get their nicotine fix in a healthier, smoke-free way.

That is if Philip Morris’ dream of a smoke-free future comes true Andrés Espinal, the director of external affairs at PMI has stated.

PMI has announced that it is committing to a major business transformation by moving away from cigarettes and other combustible tobacco products and toward healthier alternatives for nicotine delivery. During his presentation of the national budget Finance Minister Colm Imbert said that the government is of the view that there is a need to curb the consumption of tobacco.