Health Officials Urge Public to Stop Smoking

Put down your cigarette, that's the message world health experts are sending out Tuesday, on what they've dubbed “World No Tobacco Day.”

The Rhode Island Department of Health is involved in the international effort to help people quit smoking, and they're getting the message out through a social media blitz.

Tuesday, Seema Dixit, Program manager at the Health Department, stopped by ABC6 to talk more about “World No Tobacco Day.”