THR can be a gamechanger in Malaysia


‘Tobacco harm reduction (THR) can be particularly beneficial, as it would allow smokers to switch to less harmful alternatives in their journey to quit completely,’ said Dr Arifin Fii, a medical practitioner with experience in addiction therapy.

THE Covid-19 pandemic has hit an unprepared world hard, but what is more devastating is the deaths caused by the decades-old tobacco pandemic.

Smoking is not only the most common form of tobacco use but one of the leading preventable risk factors for premature mortality worldwide – killing more than eight million people a year, including non-smokers exposed to second-hand smoke.

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