Are you a regular tobacco consumer? If you are, now is the right time to quit along with the world on World no-tobacco day declared by World Health organisation every year on the 31st of May. Since 1988, WHO has been linking every year’s no-tobacco day to a different tobacco related theme. Death by tobacco has a toll of over 6 million! per year, along with 600,000 deaths resulting due to second-hand smoke. No-tobacco Fact: Every year WHO has been awarding organisations or individuals who have made mass reductions in overall tobacco consumption.
Objectives of World No Tobacco Day
Raising awareness for individuals an families about the risks of starting smoking and the danger of the passive smoking.
Highlight the disadvantages of the habit to young people. Increase the pressure of family and friends on the smoker to take the decision of quitting smoking.
Increase motivation of the smoker to take the decision of quitting smoking.