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tobacco consumption


'Increase minimum legal age to buy tobacco products from 18 to 21'

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.

World No Tobacco Day: ‘More than 14.6 % youth use some form of tobacco in India'

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.

13.7 pc prevalence of tobacco usage in Chandigarh: Survey

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.

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.

State education department moves to curb use of tobacco among schoolchildren

February 03, 2015 1:37 am

Campaign, called Tobacco Free Educational Institution Campaign, will run with collaboration between 60 doctors.

State issues GR to curb tobacco consumption

July 25, 2014 3:09 am

Under Section 116 of the Mumbai Police Act, 1951, spitting at public places is banned.

Narendra Modi wants countrymen to quit tobacco use

May 31, 2014 3:15 pm

in his tweet, Narendra Modi asked people to pledge to spread awareness on the risks of tobacco consumption.

Activists put up 'Wall of shame' for tobacco violators 'World No Tobacco Day'

May 31, 2013 3:58 pm

India is second largest producer of tobacco worldwide and ranks fourth in total tobacco consumption.

India's elderly face Vitamin C deficiency

December 07, 2011 12:55 pm

Poor dietary habits and tobacco consumption ensure three in four elderly people face deficiency.