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World No Tobacco Day Proven Successfuli
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Carol Pearson
June 01, 2012 7:52 PM
May 31 marked the 25th anniversary of World No Tobacco Day, a day set aside by the World Health Organization to draw global attention to the devastating health results that come from using tobacco products. On earlier anniversaries, public health officials couldn't tell if the program was effective in encouraging people to stop smoking. But that's changed. VOA's Carol Pearson has the story.

World No Tobacco Day Proven Successful

Carol Pearson

Published June 01, 2012

May 31 marked the 25th anniversary of World No Tobacco Day, a day set aside by the World Health Organization to draw global attention to the devastating health results that come from using tobacco products. On earlier anniversaries, public health officials couldn't tell if the program was effective in encouraging people to stop smoking. But that's changed. VOA's Carol Pearson has the story.