Cambodia warns of serious effects from smoking e-cigarettes, shisha, heated tobacco products

February 05, 2024 by thesun.my

Cambodia warns of serious effects from smoking e-cigarettes, shisha, heated tobacco products

Cambodia’s Ministry of Health warned on Sunday that e-cigarettes, shisha and heated tobacco products (HTPs) have caused serious effects on users’ health, urging people, especially youth, not to try these products. “The Ministry of Health is very concerned that most e-cigarettes, shisha and HTPs are beautifully designed, attractive to young people to try,“ the ministry said in a statement. “In fact, e-cigarettes, shisha and HTPs have really caused hazards to health and society,“ it said.


14.20% of the adult population are current smokers. There are approximately 1.6 million current smokers in Cambodia 28.00% of men are current smokers but only 1.60% of women.
SOURCE: GSTHR

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