Turkish Anti-Smoking Association (TSSD) held a meeting to evaluate the point we have reached in the fight against cigarette in Turkey. In the various events organized within the “World Smoking Boycott Day” social media icons and artists encouraged quitting smoking.
“World Smoking Boycott Day” press meeting held by Turkish Anti-Smoking Association (TSSD) in a shopping mall today. In the various events organized within the “World Smoking Boycott Day” YouTubers and artists also showed support. TSSD President Dr. Mustafa Aydın stated that they will be establishing a ‘My Parent Is Smoking Phone line’ and said: “TSSD is establishing phone line to help parents quitting smoking and to prevent the situation that threatens children’s health as passive smokers. The parents of each child who calls the line will be told how much harm the cigarettes do to their children by the experts. In addition, the child will be informed about how she/he can help her parents quit smoking.” in his speech.
Carbon monoxide and dental screening
Turkish Anti-Smoking Association (Before and after the press conference organized by TSSD, the amount of carbon monoxide in the bodies of smokers was measured with a carbon monoxide measuring device in green and red areas of their bodies by the students of Istanbul Aydın University Medicine Faculty. In addition, a free dental screening test was performed to the participants, at the booths set up by Dentaydın Dental Hospital of Istanbul Aydın University.