Maha: School students to take ‘no tobacco’ oath

School children are addicted to tobacco products. This shocking information has been revealed in many surveys. So, to make the school premises tobacco-free and help the children to stay away from tobacco, students will take an oath against tobacco consumption, in the municipal school in Mumbai and across Maharashtra

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  • All the school students and teachers in Maharashtra will come together and take an oath against tobacco consumption.
  • The campaign has been implemented under the leadership of Vinod Tawde, the state education minister in association with Salaam Bombay Foundation.

The motto of the campaign which will be carried out in the municipal schools in Mumbai and across Maharashtra is to pass on the message about the harmful effects of tobacco. Under this campaign, from 1 lakh schools, 7 lakh teachers and 2.22 crore students will take an oath.

Speaking to My Medical Mantra, Rajashree Kadam, Vice President, Salaam Bombay Foundation said, “It is a big challenge to keep kids away from tobacco. To make sure that the children do not get addicted to tobacco, an oath will be taken.”