World No Tobacco Day, or WNTD, is an international day that has been observed annually on May 31 since 1989. On this day, people across the world are encouraged to quit smoking. On this day they will spread awareness about the perils of tobacco use. The campaign aims to show the negative effects of tobacco on health. This currently claims the lives of more than 8 million people worldwide each year. It supports smokers who want to quit or switch to a less harmful alternative by encouraging them to try new and also effective methods.
History of World No Tobacco day
In 1987, members of the World Health Organization voted to create a day devoted to raising awareness about the dangers of tobacco.
The World Health organization Assembly passed a Resolution called WHA40.38. In that resolution, it aimed to call for 7th April 1988 as “a world no-smoking day.”
But in 1988, there was another Resolution called WHA42.19 was passed. That resolution finally called to celebrate World No Tobacco Day, every year on 31 May.
World Health Organization banned tobacco advertising, sponsorship, and promotion in 2008. This was made legal in most countries.
Importance of Anti Tobacco day
World No Tobacco Day aims to prevent youth from tobacco industry manipulation by debunking the myths created by those industries.
These campaigns also aims to educate and create awareness about the hazardous nature of tobacco.
Aiming for a tobacco-free generation.
To raise awareness about how the tobacco industry threatens the health and economic well-being of people in all countries.
It proposes measures that governments and the public should take to promote health and development by confronting this global crisis.
World No Tobacco Day theme for 2022
Each year, the World Health Organization selects a theme for World No Tobacco Day. This is to create a more unified global message. The theme then becomes the central component of the WHO’s tobacco-related agenda for the following year.
For 2022 the theme for World no tobacco day is Tobacco – Threat to our environment.
How to observe Anti-tobacco Day
Be part of a national campaign that aims to eliminate all forms of tobacco use by 2030.
Promote smoke-free events and activities such as concerts or sporting events as a non-smoker or as a supporter of smoke-free spaces.
Use social media platforms like Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram to raise awareness about the dangers of smoking among youth and young adults.
Create awareness about the environmental impact of tobacco, from cultivation to production and disposal.
Demonstrate to the smokers the environmental damages done by the tobacco industries.
Help the tobacco farmers with other crops for their sustainable living in terms of return on investment.
World No Tobacco day quotes
To live a healthier and happier life, say no to smoking and tobacco.
Smoking is not living. Choose not to smoke and create a better, healthier lifestyle for yourself.
If you smoke, you’re killing yourself “live”. On the other hand you are giving money to tobacco companies that kill “dead swine.”
If we win the battle against tobacco, then we will win the war against cancer!
Exercise and a healthy lifestyle will help you feel more attractive and confident than hazardous tobacco!
Be mindful of what you put in your body.
Addicted to tobacco? Be smart and choose to be smart.
Smoking causes permanent damage to your body. It fills your lungs with toxins and tar.
Sometimes quitters do win in life, especially when you quit tobacco!
Quit tobacco consumption to live a happy life tomorrow.
World No Tobacco Day Wishes
If you use tobacco, think about what you’re doing to your body and others around you.
Let’s save lives around us by making them aware of the threats tobacco poses to all of us. Warm wishes on Anti-Tobacco Day!
Tobacco threatens our lives. Please join hands with WHO on World No Tobacco Day to help save lives around us by making people aware of this threat.
On Anti Tobacco Day, let’s encourage people to say no to tobacco and save the lives of those around us.
Let us work together to make our world free from tobacco, which has taken so many lives.
World No Tobacco Day Posters
On World No Tobacco Day, let us make every effort to help people understand how tobacco use is harmful.
Let us spread love, not smoke. Let us make all aware of how harmful smoking can be, on the occasion of World No Tobacco Day.
The day tobacco will be removed from our lives, there will be only happiness in our life. Happy Anti Tobacco Day.
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