Tobacco control regime needs stronger teeth

News Today 01.06.2021

As a member of the World Health Orgainsation (WHO) community, India observes ‘World No Tobacco Day’ on May 31 every year to highlight the colossal health risks associated with the use of tobacco. Despite the fact that tobacco use causes more than 1.3 million deaths every year in the country, more than 28 per cent or nearly 270 million adults and 14.6 per cent youth (ages 13-15) use some form of tobacco which puts them at amplified risk of Covid-19 infection. (Read More)

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