Rallies and campaigns were held on Wednesday to raise awareness on World No Tobacco Day. “Tobacco kills more than seven million people each year. Around 890,000 of it is the result of passive smoking by non-smokers
In addition to the health and economic costs linked to smoking, the WHO report for the first time delved into the environmental impact of everything from tobacco production to the cigarette butts and other waste produced by smokers.
On World No Tobacco Day today, the Environment Minister joined the Health Minister, J P Nadda, in raising awareness about risks associated with tobacco use.
On the eve of ‘World No Tobacco Day’, the World Health Organisation (WHO) has called on governments to implement strong tobacco control measures including raising excise taxes and banning marketing.