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Today, 31 May, is World No Tobacco Day (WNTD).

The WHO passed a resolution for celebrating the day in 1988 to encourage people to quit smoking and consuming tobacco in any form for at least 24 hours. At the same time, the day highlights the widespread consumption of tobacco and the negative impact it has on human health, which causes nearly 6 million deaths in the world every year, 600,000 of them from passive smoking. 

There are at least 25 reasons for quitting smoking—for example, you’ll have more energy and you’ll feel better. You’re considerably more likely to quit if you truly want to do it. Many smokers have gone through several failed attempts, but experience shows that quitting is always more successful when one has a support system: family and friends.

Recommendations for giving up smoking:

  • Don’t smoke while you’re doing something else, take extra time for it. For example, if you’re used to smoking while driving, from now on stop the car and step out of it for smoking.
  • Don’t smoke while taking a break at home or work, do it later and take extra time for it.
  • Put your cigarettes, lighters, ashtrays in unusual places. Designate smoke-free areas in your home and expand them constantly!
  • Write down the reasons why you want to quit smoking.
  • Ask family members or friends not to smoke around you or to give up smoking with you. A mutual agreement is a good motivator.
  • Specify a date when you want to quit, prepare for it seriously and stick to it.
  • Don’t be afraid to ask for help. Quitting will be more successful if you do it under the supervision of a healthcare professional. Turn to your GP for help or find the nearest stop smoking counselling service here.

Additional information is available at http://www.tubakainfo.ee/ and http://www.who.int/campaigns/no-tobacco-day/2018/en/