advertisement
30 May 2007

Ban indoor smoking - UN

The UN health agency on Tuesday urged all countries to ban smoking at indoor workplaces and in public buildings.

0
The UN health agency on Tuesday issued its strongest policy recommendations yet for controlling tobacco use, urging all countries to ban smoking at indoor workplaces and in public buildings.

"The evidence is clear. There is no safe level of exposure to second-hand tobacco smoke," said Dr Margaret Chan, director-general of the World Health Organization. Governments should immediately pass laws "requiring all indoor workplaces and public places to be 100 percent smoke-free," she said. – (Sapa-AP)

Read more:
Stop smoking Centre
How smoking effects others

May 2007

 
NEXT ON HEALTH24X
advertisement

Read Health24’s Comments Policy

Comment on this story
0 comments
Comments have been closed for this article.

Live healthier

Sleep better »

Most physical activities help you sleep better 10 tips for better sleep

10 reasons you may have insomnia and how fix it

Here are 10 reasons why you may have insomnia – along with possible ways to solve the problem.