Friday, May 14, 2021

31 st May World No Tobacco Day 2021

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Every year  31st May celebrated as World No Tobacco Day. This day is celebrated to aware of Tobacco usage and its side effect. On this day people try to away from Tobacco for 24 hours of the time period.
The day is also intended to draw attention to the widespread prevalence of tobacco use and to negative health effects. Every year 6 million death occurs due to the tobacco usage. The World Health Organization created World No Tobacco Day in 1987.
The Day has been met with both Resistance and Enthusiasm Around the world from public health organizations, governments smokers, growers, and the tobacco industry. In 1987 WHO passed Resolution for 7 April 1988 to be a world no-smoking day.
The objective of the day is to urge tobacco users worldwide to Quit usage of Tobacco for 24 hours. In 1988 WHO passed Resolution for a celebration of the world no tobacco day on 31 May.
In the year 2008 on World No Tobacco Day, the WHO called for a worldwide ban on all tobacco, promotion, and sponsorship, advertising. The theme of that year’s day was ” Tobacco-free youth. In 2015 World No Tobacco Day is associated with tobacco use and advocated for effective policies to reduce tobacco consumption including the trade of tobacco products.
The main focus of this No tobacco Day 2020 is to protecting youth from manipulation of the tobacco industry and usage of tobacco in youth.

This Campaign serves:-

Every year millions of people died from tobacco usage. Youths are targeted by the tobacco industry.
The world can not afford the next generation which depends on the tobacco industry.
Tobacco industry use aggressive and well resources marketing campaign to attract the youth there are so many tactics which are used by the tobacco industry.

How is the tobacco industry manipulating youths?

use flavors that are attractive to youth: They used different flavors like cherry, Bubble gum and cotton candy all these flavors attract youth and underestimate the health risk.
Celebrity sponsorship.
Indirect marketing of tobacco product: Using TV shows, movies, and web series.
sale of cigarettes near a school.

“Stay away from tobacco and save your life”