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Ahmed Ben Yaghlen

Student, Youth & Science Association of Tunisia

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Let's quit smoking

Every year, on 31 May, WHO and partners everywhere mark World No Tobacco Day, highlighting the health risks associated with tobacco use and advocating for effective policies to reduce tobacco consumption. Tobacco use is the single most preventable cause of death globally and is currently responsible for killing one in 10 adults worldwide.



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    May 31 2013: Hi, I'm a non-smoker but I am willing to share with you my view about smokers and smoking.Smokers usually smoke in public.They give out what is called as secondary smoke.This secondary smoke is worse than the primary one.The secondary smoke affects non-smokers around the smoker.In my case, whenever I meet a smoking smoker, I would usually get my asthma attacks immediately (and that was before I could fled that place!).Therefore, my conclusion would be, smoking kills everyone whether directly or indirectly. In fact, in my opinion, lighting a cigarette would be like lighting your own money!

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