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tobacco addiction


Worldwide, the number of men using tobacco products has finally started to decline: WHO

December 20, 2019 9:21 am

Four out of five tobacco users globally are men, so declines of tobacco consumption in males marks a turning point for the fight against tobacco.

One in three between 15 to 50 years smoke to cope with stress in Delhi-NCR: Survey

July 10, 2019 12:05 pm

India is one of those countries in the world which is reeling under a huge burden of high mortality and morbidity linked with tobacco addiction.

Punjab Health Minister accepts recommendation to increase legal age of buying tobacco

July 01, 2019 10:27 am

It is reported that nearly 5,500 children daily start using tobacco in India and about half of them continue to use it into adulthood. If the trend continues, tobacco will kill nearly 250 million of today’s children.

Fewer Indians use tobacco, but country still world's #2 consumer, producer

May 31, 2017 3:29 pm

Tobacco consumption in India is the highest including the six northeastern states, making millions of Indians vulnerable to chronic diseases like lung cancer.

Tobacco addiction, STDs detected among school children

July 17, 2014 10:19 am

The state government has discovered that 93 students were diagnosed with sexually transmitted diseases (STDs).

Traders get past Rajasthan smoke barrier,a third of tobacco smuggled

August 02, 2011 1:25 am

An effort by the Rajasthan government to curb tobacco addiction in the state by doubling Value Added Tax on tobacco products seems to have gone up in smoke.