COUNTRY PROFILES - TANZANIA
Tanzania ratified the FCTC on 30 April 2007. Current tobacco use is 10.6% among youth aged 13-15 years and current tobacco smoking is 14.1% among adults aged 25-64 years. Text health warnings appear on tobacco packages.

Oral cancer, tobacco and smoking

WHAT IS SECOND-HAND SMOKE?


Second-hand tobacco smoke is the combination of smoke emitted from the burning end of a cigarette or other tobacco products and smoke exhaled by the smoker. SHS contains thousands of known chemicals, at least 250 of which are known to be carcinogenic or otherwise toxic.

Protection from exposure to second-hand tobacco smoke.Policy recommendations,WHO