In Russia will celebrate world no tobacco day

© Fotolia / nukleinСигареты in the ashtray. Archival photoIn Russia will celebrate world no tobacco day© Fotolia / nuklein

World no tobacco day, which this year is held under the motto «Tobacco — a threat to development», will be celebrated with a flash mob, reported the press service of the Ministry of health.

Worldwide 31 may there is an international campaign to combat Smoking — world no tobacco day (World No Tobacco Day). It was installed in 1987, the world health organization (who) to raise global attention to the tobacco epidemic and its lethal consequences.

On this day, the Agency TASS in Moscow will be organized the medical area, where everyone will help to determine the psychological and physiological characteristics of nicotine addiction, the citizens will be able to get experts ‘ recommendations on how to quit Smoking. Representatives of all-Russian public movement «Volunteer doctors» will hold a themed flashmob on the occasion of world no tobacco day, said the health Ministry, without disclosing details.

No tobacco day will be celebrated in the capital’s hospitals. Doctors talk about healthy lifestyles and the impact of tobacco on the body. Residents of the capital will be able to consult with physicians and pulmonologists to determine the level of sugar and cholesterol, check out the light, and learn the amount of oxygen in the blood and the concentration of carbon monoxide in exhaled air.

From 1 June 2013, with the exception of several provisions, entered into force the Federal law of the Russian Federation of 23 February 2013 «On health protection of citizens from impact of ambient tobacco smoke and consequences of tobacco consumption» banning Smoking in public places, sponsorship and advertising of tobacco, as well as the involvement of children in tobacco use. 1 Jun 2014 list of public places where a ban on Smoking was expanded.