On October 12, Armenia marks the National Day of fight against Smoking. Armenia has joined the World Health Organization (WHO) Framework Convention on Tobacco Control, which aims to protect current and future generations from the effects of tobacco and exposure to smoking.
Sociologist Aharon Adibekyan is the guest of “A1 +, and the topic is fight against smoking.
Does the sociologist share the view that intensifying the fight against smoking change the situation?
“International track-record shows that the rise in prices, the ban on selling cigarettes to minors, and if an employer hires a smoker he will reduce his salary; that is not-smoking becomes economically quite useful”.