World No Tobacco Day

World No Tobacco Day is followed on 31st May annualy by World Health Organization (WHO).

The theme for the year 2019 is “Tobacco and lung health.”

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Tobacco causes many disorders and diseases in human beings. In order to create awareness on the negative effects of the use of tobacco, World No Tobacco Day is remebered by WHO encouraging awareness campaigns.

Many campaigns were conducted in several countries on this day to create awareness on the various diseases and the second hand effects on exposure to tobacco.

Usage and second hand exposure to tobacco is likely to cause lung cancer, tuberculosis, chronic respiratory disorders and several other diseases.

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