World No Tobacco Day (WNTD) is observed around the world every year on 31 May.The main focus of the “World No Tobacco Day” is protecting young people from the marketing of big tobacco companies and helping them avoid using tobacco and nicotine.
World Health Organization (WHO) Awareness:
According to WHO, tobacco use kills more than 8 million people around the globe every year. Tobacco use is the largest preventable cause of death and disease in United States. It causes many types of cancer, as well as heart disease, stroke, lung disease, and other health problems.
Every year, the World Health Organization (WHO) sponsors this awareness day to highlight the health risks of using tobacco and to encourage governments to put policies into action that help to reduce smoking and the use of other tobacco products.
World No Tobacco Day or Anti Tobacco Day 2020 : Theme
The theme of World No Tobacco Day 2020 is “Protecting youth from industry manipulation and preventing them from tobacco and nicotine use”.
The theme of World No Tobacco Day or Anti Tobacco Day 2019 is “Tobacco and Lung Health”.
The theme of World No Tobacco Day or Anti Tobacco Day 2018 is “Tobacco and heart disease”. It will focus on the cardiovascular health.