THE LAW AND REGULATION OF TOBACCO AND ITS EFFECT TO OUR HEALTH
LENTERA, ENSIA LASAHID
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In this age, Tobacco has been consumed by all elements in society. The product that produced by tobacco has• been consumed every day; even woman and man consume the product of tobacco without seeing the difference in their social status in the society. As one of the commodity that gives the biggest revenue to the country, the industry of tobacco develops very fast with many range of products such as cigarette and cheroot. The development of this industry is inversely with the impact that it contributes to the health aspect. As what people already known that the product that produced by tobacco such cigarette and cheroot inflict many dangerous illness like cancer, heart attack, impotent, lung disease, and many dangerous disease/ill. This is caused by the contents inside the product contain many dangerous substances such tar and nicotine. Although mostly active smokers are aware of the bad effects and the contents inside the cigarette and cheroot they still choose to consume this dangerous thing. Despite all of the negative impacts, tobacco also plays some good part in terms of economic aspect. Tobacco is one of the important and biggest commodities in this country. It is the life source of millions of tobacco farmers. The farmers relay their life on their farming. In these two contrary issues, the government as the organization that manages every aspects of its people’s life should make a regulation that comforting for both parties. They have to apply a new rule that advantage the economic sides of the farmer as well as protecting the society from the bad side effects of tobacco. The government should not be concern in just one aspect like neglecting the economic to achieve the healthy community goal or reversible. They have to come out with the best solution for both parties to be able to protect its people from tobacco’s negative effect and still maintaining a sustainable economic condition of the tobacco’s farmers.