The 31st May has been declared World No Tobacco Day and this year’s theme is “Grow food, not tobacco” in reference to the contribution that tobacco growing makes to food insecurity, according to the World Health Organization.
Wednesday morning Anyinginyi Health Aboriginal Corporation took over Peko Park to educate the public to the consequences and dangers of smoking and offering strategies and support for those looking to try giving up.
While quitting is difficult, the benefits are many and long term.
If you are looking to, or are trying to quit smoking, there are many resources available that you should take advantage of and make your life smoke free for good.
This article appeared in Tennant & District Times, 2 June 2023.