The fight against tobacco goes to the heart

Its World No Tobacco Day today. The aim of the day is to highlight how people's health can be affected by tobacco. The National Council Against Smoking continues to advocate for effective policies to reduce tobacco consumption in South Africa particularly. This year, World No Tobacco Day will focus on the important link between tobacco and heart disease, under the campaign theme “Tobacco Breaks Hearts”. The campaign aims to increase awareness on the link between tobacco and CVD and promote feasible actions and measures that governments and the public can take to reduce the risks to heart health posed by tobacco. World No Tobacco Day 2018 will also be an opportunity to bolster commitment and