ENSP has launched the second Series of Fact Sheets covering a range of tobacco control topics. The latest 3 editions are dedicated to Tobacco Taxation, Emerging and Novel Tobacco Products and Impact of novel and emerging products AND youth.
Context: the tobacco epidemic in Europe
High prevalence: Compared to the rest of the world, the WHO Europe Region has the highest prevalence of tobacco smoking adults and among the highest smoking rates among adolescents.
High costs: Direct health costs: Tobacco-related disease
Indirect costs: Premature death, disability due to disease, decreased productivity
High morbidity and mortality: Tobacco use is estimated to be responsible for 16% of all deaths in adults above the age of 30 in the WHO Europe Region and a major contributor to socioeconomic disparity.
What are ‘novel tobacco products’?
According to the EU Tobacco Products Directive (2014/40/EU), a ‘novel tobacco product’ is defined as a tobacco product which does not fall into any of the following categories: cigarettes, roll-you-own tobacco, pipe tobacco, waterpipe tobacco, cigars, cigarillos, chewing tobacco, nasal tobacco or tobacco for oral use ; and was placed on the market after 19 May 2014.
Context: Secondhand Aerosol (SHA)
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