According to the World Health Organization (WHO), the number of smokers in various ways, including smoking worldwide, has dropped by 20 million since 2015. According to the company’s fourth report on tobacco use on Wednesday, 1.3 billion people worldwide now use tobacco products. In 2015, this number was 132 crores. News bdnews24.com. The report also hopes that the number of tobacco users will drop further to 126 crore by 2025. Between 2010 and 2025, 60 countries volunteered to reduce tobacco use by 30 percent, it said. Two years ago, there were 32 countries in this list. The World Health Organization (WHO) said in a statement that the “WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (WHO FCTC)” policy, which is effective and integrated in tobacco control, has saved millions of lives. The director general of the organization, Tedros Adhanam Gabrisuis, said it was “very encouraging” to see fewer people use tobacco each year and that more countries were joining Qatar to achieve its global goals.
Addressing the countries, he said, “We have to go farther and the tobacco companies will also use every possible means to capture huge profits by ferrying their dangerous products.” We encourage all countries to take effective measures to save lives by helping people quit smoking.
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