Tobacco usage in India has come down since 2000, says World Health Organization
Tobacco or cigarette smoking is one of the most harmful habits. Do you have a close family member or friend who is addicted to nicotine or cigarettes? Then it is high time to show them the harmful effects it can cause on themselves and their loved ones.
A recent study by the World Health Organization has shown that the rate of cigarette smokers have come down since 2005 in India. Reports also confirmed that most of the tobacco users are aware of the harmful effects caused by it.
But experts say that this new statistics does not cover all the tobacco users in India. Many of them chew tobacco. In the statistics, this has not been taken into account.
Reports say that countries with low-income or middle-income have cut down their tobacco consumption drastically due to the introduction of strong tobacco control policies.
Apart from affecting the lungs, it also leads to cardiovascular diseases and strokes. Most of the tobacco users are aware of this.