MARDAN – The Member of National Assembly of Awami National Party (ANP) Himayatullah Mayar on Thursday said that it was need of time that they should create awareness among masses about side effects of use of tobacco and smoking.
Speakers said that World No Tobacco Day was being observed every year since 1987 to create awareness among the masses about the bad affects of tobacco.
They said that tobacco has no positive affects but is only negative affects. The government should make proper legislation in this connection to control the use of tobacco. “In this connection the success of legislation will depend on its effective implementation and enforcement”.
Speakers stressed. They said that United Kingdom and other developed counters have decided that they should make an effective legislation in this connection. “Use of tobacco in any shape is harmful for health”. They stressed.
They said that in India in Lakhno majority of people used tobacco in shape of Pan and in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa majority of people use snuff Naswar) manufacture from Tobacco due to which several people are surfing from mouth cancer. Speakers further said that a lot of money we send on cigarette and other narcotics if we use it on over children and other necessities it will be better for us and we will also be safe from dangerous diseases. Speakers said that it is appreciable that female of our society did not used tobacco.
They said that it is need of time that we should decide that we will finish use of tobacco from our society. They said that smoking could not only cause oral cancer but also lead to other dangerous diseases.