The World Health Organization (WHO)celebrates No Tobacco Day on May 31 with a different focus each year; in 2010 the theme is "Gender and tobacco with an emphasis on marketing to women."
Many organizations have joined WHO for this celebration; for example, The Tobacco Free World initiative, which is giving away a free e-book, Toward a Tobacco Free World
In this post there are some photographs from different non-smoking campaigns which, I hope, will provoke one or two thoughts; they are meant to increase awareness about the bad effects of smoking. In the poster below you have a virtual definition of two informal meanings of the word "butt":an unburned end of a cigarette and the buttocks, the rear end. Check here the meaning of "gross"
What do you think of the message in this photo: "Children of parents who smoke go to heaven earlier"?
What about this one: "Smoking Kills"? This advetisement, from the Cancer Patient Aid Association, was put on the ceilings of outdoor smoking areas.
Any comments? Have I gone too far?
Would you like to quit smoking? Click here for some advice on how to do it, in Spanish, or here if you´d rather read it in English.