Cigarette smoking is harmful to people's health, This is not news, But What Tobacco our planet? Tobacco growing and its dry, Cigarette production and its transportation, Cigarette smoke and soot – All of these components According to experts, irreparable harm to the earth.
What is going on in Georgia?
Environmental tobacco smoke exposure on Georgia in particular has not been investigated. However, due to the air pollution and cigarette smoke is a significant element of passive smoking in public places and at a high rate of closed spaces, followed by the prohibition of smoking. But this is just one of the components.
for Disease Control and Public Health Center,, Georgia is the Regions, where tobacco cultivation and its cultivation is widespread, especially in Kakheti and upper. The World Health Organization Framework Convention and encourages, tobacco to alternative crops to replace CULTURE, But so far in this direction have started active work.
Experts, Tobacco damages to crops as soil, also dangerous to the people means that the farmers, who are engaged in the cultivation. The population is less informed. That's why 2019 On health promotion program will be one of the priorities for tobacco as a harmful and polluting the environment and tobacco, Agriculture as an inferior culture.
for Disease Control and Public Health Center,, the initiative so far is not yet, because certain procedures, But in the specific actions planned, developed educational materials and awareness campaigns will be conducted. Specialists explained, Tobacco cultivation of land in the area, water and energy demands. Pesticides used here, which pollute nearby rivers and ground water and soil condition worsens.
issue also adds, the environmental pollution caused by the disease in Georgia, one of the leaders. Center for Disease Control says, the high rate of emissions is not connected, This is somewhat related to the tobacco kvamltana.
and what to do with the flue?
all over the world every year the number of cigarettes smoked 6 trillion. from here 4,5 trillion cigarette in the open space. The United Nations Environmental Program says, Flue setting the most common single plastic waste. For comparison, the statistics they cite: European countries on the shores of disposable plastic waste is 22.05% of the cigarette, While the figure is 7.1% of plastic bags in case.
Environmentalists explained, Cigarette filter composition, the ashes of the collapse of dozens of years. Specialists have been paying attention to other threats. In particular, cigarette wind to easily apply and meets the ocean, sea or river, where he identifies toxic chemicals, such as acetic acid and arsenic. The European Parliament approved, that a cigarette butt 1000 liters of toxic waste water can, It, possibly, After our food to be. Therefore, the ashes of the street is only valid for some European citizens are fined. Paris-like action for monetary sanction 68 Euros, London soon – 150 Pound sterling.
Waste Management Code of Georgia,, 2 kg of municipal waste for littering fine 80 GEL, It also applies to cigarette namtsvze. avtmobili ashes away from the driver provides, and public transport to the offender shall be fined 120 GEL. But in spite of the financial assembly said, Law enforcement in the gaps, – Specialists say.
International non-governmental organizations are demanding, the damage to the environment for tobacco manufacturers to fully take into account. The European Union is actively working in this direction and its new directive on the use of disposable plastic stipulates that, tobacco manufacturers to take financial responsibility for the collection of ashes and ashtrays of the cost of production. turn, Cigarette Producers of the European Community Confederation so far this direktivisadmi only general support and limited to a direct response refrains.
European non-governmental organizations in, This type of packaging industry 2,4 million tons of cigarette paper and paperboard uses. According to the World Health Organization, If tobacco culture bring his request to continue, This environmental degradation will cause irreparable Resources. The, around the world 1,1 billion smokers. The EU is also going to require, Synthetic biodegradable cigarette filter to change. especially, plastic filter that has no alternative. American research organization has created a filter Greenbutts-, which is made of natural materials, such as hemp and cotton, which spreads rapidly.
Why is poisonous cigarette smoke?
Irish Cancer Society and the American Lung Association, Cigarette smoke around 7000 Chemical substance. between them, acetone, Ammonia, Arsenic, Bhutan (organic compound, which includes oil and gas composition), Cadmium, etc..
Environmental problems are affecting elektrosigareti?
certain categories of cigarettes by replacing its elektroalternati. despite, that electronic cigarette trditsiul their counterparts in less than a carcinogenic substance, Its long-term effects on health are not yet known. Accordingly, Nor is it known, If not negatively affect the environment. EU lawmakers say, the relevant data in the absence of, Similar conclusions are premature, However, a lot of material, including plastic and glass, as well as toxic substances such as nicotine, recycling process does not lessen.