October 26, 2021 5:39 pm
National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) chairman Priyank Kanoongo said that if a person is kept away from tobacco till the age of 21, the probability that he/she will remain tobacco-free for the rest of his/her life is higher.
May 30, 2020 9:25 pm
“With more than 42 per cent men and 14 per cent women totalling 266 million users (according to the Global Adult Tobacco Survey 2016-17), we do have a problem,” Dr. Vinayak Mohan Prasad, coordinator, No Tobacco (TFI), WHO, Geneva, said.
June 09, 2018 10:40 am
The national prevalence of tobacco use, as per the survey, is 28.6 per cent. GATS 2, a household survey of persons aged 15 or above, was carried out in all the 30 states and two Union Territories of Chandigarh and Puducherry.
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.
February 03, 2015 1:37 am
Campaign, called Tobacco Free Educational Institution Campaign, will run with collaboration between 60 doctors.
July 25, 2014 3:09 am
Under Section 116 of the Mumbai Police Act, 1951, spitting at public places is banned.
May 31, 2014 3:15 pm
in his tweet, Narendra Modi asked people to pledge to spread awareness on the risks of tobacco consumption.
May 31, 2013 3:58 pm
India is second largest producer of tobacco worldwide and ranks fourth in total tobacco consumption.
December 07, 2011 12:55 pm
Poor dietary habits and tobacco consumption ensure three in four elderly people face deficiency.