World No Tobacco Day (WNTD); a day observed the world over to snuff out an addiction that is killing undress and maiming many. The World Health Organization says that tobacco use snatches away nearly six million lives globally each year. The theme adopted for this WNTD is 'ban tobacco advertising, promotion and sponsorship'. Metro Plus spoke to a cross-section of people to elicit their views on banning tobacco advertising and tobacco abuse among youngsters.

Smoking among youngsters

Tobacco consumption amongst youngsters has become less these days. In schools and colleges, awareness among youth to explain the bad effects of smoking and chewing tobacco are to be conducted on a regular basis. youth should realise the physical and mental concerns that they will face by tobacco consumption.