the world health assembly created world no tobacco day in 1987 to draw global attention to the tobacco epidemic and its lethal effects - the date, 31st may of each year.
in dubai, more than 200 retail outlets will stop selling cigarettes for 24 hours as part of no tobacco day, dubai municipality has announced - municipality officials have urged all traders to stop selling cigarettes as part of its activities to combat smoking, it said in a statement.
a total of 63 shops, hypermarkets and supermarkets, and 138 petrol stations will participate in the voluntary campaign in cooperation with the municipality, it added - all restaurants and cafés are also requested to cooperate with the civic body by stopping the sale of shisha for a period of 12 hours.
so what's kuwait up to? anyone?
thanks for the tip mary.