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World No Tobacco Day: WHO commends Nigeria’s efforts to control usage

The World Health Organization (WHO) has commended tobacco control advocates in Niagara for the different roles they played in the global efforts to combat the adverse effects of tobacco usage

Speaking at the world  ‘No Tobacco day” in Abuja,  the W.H.O country Representative, Dr. Walter Mulombo  noted that “saying no to tobacco is saying yes to life”.

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According to WHO report, every year, tobacco production contributes 84 million tonnes of carbon dioxide into the air,  and 4.5 trillion cigarette butts are discarded improperly every year, making it the single, largest type of litter in the world.

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