Is tobacco heating technology is the solution?

The number of victims of the scourge of tobacco is more than 5 million people annually, which is an average of one person every 6 seconds and the number is increasing. Therefore, countries around the world are striving to reduce this scourge, including many countries that are striving to combat it, but some of the largest are calling for alternative solutions after it was proven that they are a better alternative for adult smokers who have difficulty quitting smoking permanently.


Contrary to the common misconception that nicotine has many harmful effects, it is the chemical elements resulting from burning tobacco that bear the brunt of the harmful effects of smoking. By reducing these substances and replacing the burning process with heating, it is possible to reduce levels of harmful chemicals and offer better options.


Products that heat tobacco are very different from traditional cigarettes. The latter includes tobacco leaves and several components; It is ignited, reaching a temperature of more than 800 degrees Celsius, and then emits smoke, which contains more than 6,000 harmful chemicals.


On the other hand, the heating technology heats tobacco to a temperature not exceeding 350 degrees Celsius, and thus it works to exclude the burning process, which is the main reason for the production of harmful substances that cause smoking-related diseases, and instead it works to produce aerosols A 'mist' containing nicotine, with much lower levels of harmful chemicals than conventional cigarettes.

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