World No Tobacco Day - 31 May 2013
Organized by- Rahmat-E-Alam Mission & Welfare Trust
Raise taxes on tobacco
It is globally approved that in every years tocaco nearly kill 6million people each year, of which more than 6 lack smoker dying
Dying from breathing passive smoking. If not take a serious step in this matter this epidemic will kill more than 8 milions people every year by 2030. This was mainly effected the low and middle income countries.
Reduce tobacco consumption, save lives
Under the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (WHO FCTC), countries should implement tax and price policies on tobacco products as a way to reduce tobacco consumption. Some of the research says the hiking the price of tobacco related product may way to reducing tobacco use in the low income area. And it’s also preventing young people from starting to smoke. When the tax increases the using of tobacco decreases 4% in the high income countries and 8 % in the low- and middle income countries.