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It’s a good time to Quit Tobacco

Fmlive | 31/05/2022 06:02 PM | Click to read full article

31st May is observed as world no tobacco day. It is an opportunity to renew our commitment towards tobacco control, creating awareness about tobacco related health issues, helping to quit tobacco use, initiate early cancer detection strategies and most importantly resolutely dissuade youths from getting addicted.

Worldwide, there are about 1.3 billion tobacco users, about one-third of India’s population use tobacco. It is associated diseases cause more deaths every year than covid pandemic in last 2.5 years.