“Tobacco industry interference” is the theme of this year’s World No Tobacco Day, which is celebrated today, on May 31st. The date, created in 1987 by the World Health Organization, aims to raise awareness about the dangers of tobacco, as well as encourage the society stake their claim to a healthier life.
In 2012, the campaign will focus on the need to expose and counter the tobacco industry’s brazen and increasingly aggressive attempts to undermine the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (WHO FCTC) because of the serious danger they pose to public health.
Did you know that tobacco kills nearly 6 million people each year? By 2030, it will kill up to 8 million people of we don’t start acting now. Pretty scary, huh?
So, how can we help reduce this number and improve the quality of life and make the planet a healthier place to live in?
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Source: World Health Organization
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