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tobacco consumption


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.