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February 27, 2018

Sessions and abstract presented in 17th WCTOH at Cape Town, 7th – 9th March, 2018

The programme for the 17th World Conference on Tobacco or Health is available online. The 39 abstract sessions, 45 symposia and plenary sessions present the latest […]
February 27, 2018

India: Bihar witnesses highest decline in tobacco use

Global Adult Tobacco Survey (GATS) Bihar revealed that overall tobacco use prevalence declined among adults in Bihar but more sustained efforts are required to reduce tobacco […]
February 27, 2018

2,400 kg of gutkha seized from container terminal

In 2017, the city police had seized 22,575 kg of banned tobacco products and 748 kg of ganja during raids. The police seized over 2,400 kg […]
January 29, 2018

Tobacco use is taking a high toll on the health of Indians

SLT causes several health problems for its users. SLT can cause oral and other cancers, in addition to other mouth diseases and heart disease   According […]
January 18, 2018

Indians Consuming Less Tobacco Than Before, Says Report

In the ten years between NFHS 3 and NFHS 4, tobacco consumption – smoked and smokeless – decreased from 57 percent to 45 percent among men […]