Every Monday Should be World No Tobacco Day

May 31st, 2018

On Thursday, May 31st, the World Health Organization hopes to spur the nearly one billion smokers worldwide to put down their cigarettes for World No Tobacco Day by highlighting the impacts cigarettes have on cardiovascular health.

This annual event generates much media attention and is a potential starting point for many quit attempts, but how can this effort be sustained to regularly  encourage smokers to stay quit after World No Tobacco Day concludes? Researchers say that one way to keep the momentum going after this once-a-year push to get smokers’ attention, is to use every Monday as a weekly opportunity to support them in their efforts to quit and stay quit.

Read more at newswise.com.