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IT IS World No Tobacco Day (WNTD) today and the theme this year is “Raising taxes on tobacco”.

Universiti Malaya Nicotine Addiction Research and Collaboration Centre coordinator and psychiatrist Dr Amer Siddiq Amer Nordin said increasing the price of cigarettes had proven to be effective in reducing consumption in many countries.

“The New Zealand government has a policy of consistently increasing taxes on tobacco at yearly intervals and I think achieving their goal of a completely smoke-free nation by 2025 is entirely possible,” said Dr Amer, agreeing this was a step in the right direction.

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