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The 13th World Conference on Tobacco OR Health
Building capacity for a tobacco-free world
July 12-15, 2006, Washington, DC, USA
Objective: To present new policies to fight effectively against the tobacco because the increases in taxes on the products of the tobacco are not sufficient any more
Methods: Firstly the consumption of tobacco in the universities, colleges, hospitals and other mediums should be prohibited by law.Secondly, people like teachers who having a moral ascent on the minor should not smoke in the presence of those, nor to encourage them few manners that it either with tobacco.Thirdly, a program of teaching must be introduced into the schools to inform the young people on the misdeeds of the tobacco on their health. Publicity must be prohibited for all the products related to tabacco.Publicity through the media, the posters.And the tobacco industry does not owe any more sponsorise the events and demonstrations including the young people.With regard to the difficult mediums like the prison and the street, particular policies must be developped.
Results: if a public awareness campaign of mass is carried out, 65 to 70 percent of young people would not be devoted any more each year to the tobacco.And adults better informed on the real dangers of tobacco will think strongly before lighting a cigarette.Then in the fight against the tobacco, information will make all the difference