The Tobacco Industry
- Sells the only consumer product that kills people when used exactly as the manufacturer intends.
- Markets ‘light’ and ‘mild’ cigarettes as safer. The reality is they have the same risk of developing tobacco-caused diseases as ‘regular’ cigarettes.
- Is worth more than $1.5 billion every year in New Zealand
- Until recently, has denied all or most of the health effects from smoking and secondhand smoke.
- Is against smokefree policies.
- Maybe, now’s the time to quit