How do you like this – May 31st is no tobacco day?

This e-mail arrived unsolicited in one of our partners e-mail  in-box – he doesn’t even work in the Industry.

Nice to know others are taking care of our well-being!

“Wouldn’t the world be a better place if we could all just “say no” to
tobacco? That’s what World No Tobacco Day on Sunday, May 31st is all

According to the World Health Organization, by 2030, if current trends
continue, smoking will kill one in every six people around the world,
not to mention the financial toll that it takes.

In the United States alone, smoking cost $193 billion in 2004,
including $97 billion in lost productivity and $96 billion in direct
health care expenditures.

So please, take a moment to show your support of World No Tobacco Day by:

Going without tobacco for the day. Just one day will make a difference.
Isn’t it time to quit? Join our Freedom from Smoking®Online Program or
recommend it to a loved one who smokes. Our proven program can help
you end your addiction to tobacco and nicotine. The online program is
available at
Become a Facebook® fan! And while you’re there, please donate your
status to the cause. On Sunday, simply change your status to: Today is
World No Tobacco Day — for tips on quitting, go to
Follow us on Twitter! It’s a great place to find encouragement and support.
Make a donation. Your gift can truly save lives.

Thanks so much for all your help… and for supporting World No Tobacco
Day on Sunday.

Stephen J. Nolan
National Volunteer Chair

Copyright © 2009 American Lung Association


#1 Bill Godshall on 06.01.09 at 11:42 AM

A more accurate name for this event would be World No Tobacco Propaganda Day, as the event does nothing to reduce tobacco use, but rather serves as a day for anti tobacco extremists to join forces with like minded politicians to promote themselves by propagandizing against all things tobacco and by misleading the public to believe that all tobacco products are equally hazardous.

#2 fedup on 06.01.09 at 5:44 PM

Said extremely well Bill!

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