The+World+No+Tobacco+Day+-+Get+Ready+For+Plain+Packaging
Tuesday, 31 May 2016 - 13:39
The World No Tobacco Day - Get Ready For Plain Packaging
1,842

Views

Today is the World Tobacco Day, which was declared by the World Health Organisation (WHO) in 1988 with the aim to increase awareness of the danger in tobacco and related products.

In order to free people from tobacco-related products, this year’s theme is Get Ready for Plain Packaging. According to WHO, the global tobacco epidemic kills nearly six million people each year, of which more than 600,000 are passive smokers dying from breathing second-hand smoke.

Reducing the tobacco use in the country, Director General of Health Services, Dr. Palitha Mahipala, said several programmes have been implemented to help those addicted to smoking.

Make a Comment
Make a Comment

DOWNLOAD HIRUNEWS APP ON ANDROID & APPLE
This is a Paid Advertisement
HiruNews
News Image
Hiru News Programme Segments
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
999 Views
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
59,986 Views
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
22,737 Views
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
48,508 Views
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
406 Views
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
109,806 Views
Top