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World No Tobacco Day Tomorrow: Stop Tobacco Aggression through Tougher Law and Tax Measures: PROGGA Demands

World No Tobacco Day Tomorrow: Stop Tobacco Aggression through Tougher Law and Tax Measures: PROGGA Demands

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Tomorrow (31 May 2022, Tuesday) is World No Tobacco Day. With a view to raising awareness among the people and policymakers on the environmental impact of tobacco cultivation, products manufacturing, and use, and also to expose the tobacco industry’s effort to “greenwash” the havoc it wrecks; the World Health Organization (WHO) has set the theme for 2022 World No Tobacco Day, to be globally celebrated on 31 May, as “Tobacco: Threat to our environment." By emitting 84 million tonnes of carbon dioxide a year, wasting 22 billion tonnes of water to produce 6 trillion cigarettes, and destroying 600 million trees, the tobacco company is massively contributing to climate change, damaging natural resources and ecosystems worldwide. Approximately 4.5 trillion cigarette butts, the most littered ...