YEREVAN TO HOST SIXTH MARCH FOR NON-SMOKERS

Vestnik Kavkaza
May 31 2011

The World Healthcare Organization (WHO) marks World No Tobacco Day
onMay 31. WHO published a report, stating that smoking will kill
about 6million people this year, 600,000 of whom are passive smokers.

8 million people will die annually after 2030 unless additionalmeasures
are taken. 100 million smokers died in the 20th century. 1billion will
die in the 21st century with the current rate, theorganization said.

Yerevan will hold a march for non-smokers. It will start at theAmerican
University and end at the Armenian Youth Fund. The march wasorganized
by a public organization - "Armenia Without Tobacco".