2011-05-31

World No Tobacco Day


Today the World invites all the smokers to make a 24h period of abstinence of all forms of tobacco. Today is World No Tobacco Day!

The World Health Organization (WHO) selects "The WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control" as the theme of the next World No Tobacco Day, which will take place on Tuesday, 31 May 2011.

Tobacco's toll: < 6 million people die each year from tobacco use or exposure to tobacco

Noncommunicable diseases (NCDs): 63%of all deaths are caused by NCDs, for which tobacco use is the greatest risk factor, after high blood pressure. In: http://www.who.int/tobacco/wntd/2011/en/index.html
 This card came from France, a swap with Anaïs.
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