Guwahati: World No Tobacco Day is observed globally on May 31 every year. It is an annual event organised by the World Health Organisation (WHO) aimed at raising awareness about the harmful effects of tobacco consumption, and encouraging people to quit smoking.
World No Tobacco Day highlights the risk associated with the use of tobacco and aims to make people understand how it affects smoker, their family, and their community.
This year, the theme for World No Tobacco Day 2023 is “We Need Food, Not Tobacco”. This year the campaign aims to raise awareness about alternative crop production and marketing opportunities for tobacco farmers and encourage them to grow sustainable and nutritious crops.
Tobacco use remains one of the most significant global public health challenges, leading to devastating consequences for both individuals and communities.
There are several behavioural and environmental factors which are associated with the risk of…