World No Tobacco Day

31 May 2013 – World No Tobacco Day

Every year, on 31st May, WHO and partners everywhere mark World No Tobacco Day, highlighting the health risks associated with tobacco use and advocating for effective policies to reduce tobacco consumption.

Tobacco use is the single most preventable cause of death globally and is currently responsible for killing one in 10 adults worldwide. The theme for this year is ban tobacco advertising, promotion and sponsorship.

 

Read more here: http://www.who.int/tobacco/wntd/2013/en/index.html