World No Tobacco Day is observed every year on May 31 to raise awareness about the harmful effects of tobacco usage. World No Tobacco Day 2022 highlights the negative impacts of tobacco and its industry on human health and the environment. It also alerts people about the steps that can be taken to keep themselves and their surroundings safe from tobacco.
World No Tobacco Day was created by the member states of the World Health Organisation in 1987. The same year, a resolution was also passed by the World Health Assembly for the creation of a World No Smoking Day.
Each year, No Tobacco Day focuses on a key impact of tobacco use and tobacco day, with the objective of dissuading people from their dependence on the product. World No Tobacco day 2022 theme is “Tobacco: Threat to Our Environment”.