May 31, 2010

World No Tobacco Day

World No Tobacco Day is observed around the world every year on May 31st. It is meant to encourage a 24-hour period of abstinence from all forms of tobacco consumption across the globe. The day is further intended to draw global attention to the widespread prevalence of tobacco use and to negative health effects, which currently lead to 5,4 million deaths worldwide annually. The member states of the World Health Organization (WHO) created World No Tobacco Day (WNTD) in 1987. In the past twenty years, the day has been met with both enthusiasm and resistance across the globe from governments, public health organizations, smokers, growers, and the tobacco industry.

Wikipedia - World No Tobacco Day









no matter if we are friends, relatives or just unkown people...
sin importar si somos amigos, parientes o desconocidos...
por favor deja de fumar
please stop smoking



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