World No Tobacco Day

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This article is part of the Tobacco portal on Sourcewatch funded from 2006 - 2009 by the American Legacy Foundation.

World No Tobacco Day (WNTD) is an annual event created and promoted by the World Health Organization to promote policies to reduce tobacco use on a global scale. The event falls on May 31 of every year. Each year, WNTD to focus on one particular policy aimed at reducing tobacco use. In May 2009, the event promoted the use of graphic, pictorial health warning labels on tobacco packs to inform smokers about the dangers inherent in tobacco use. [1]

World No Tobacco Day promotional sticker for 2009

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  1. World Health Organization World No Tobacco Day, May 31, 2009 Web site, accessed April 27, 2009