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About 6 results for "global adult tobacco survey"

Tobacco use down, but docs still wary

Fewer people are using tobacco in Karnataka compared with almost a decade ago. If 28.2% adults were consuming tobacco (smoking and smokeless) in 2009-10, the figure dropped to 22.8% in 2016-17. According to the Global Adult Tobacco Survey 2 (GATS), 16.8% of ... Deccan Herald, 3 weeks ago
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Smokers start earlier, few consider quitting, survey shows

Smokers in Gujarat are now starting to smoke at a much earlier age, while the number of those considering quitting tobacco has fallen, findings of the Global Adult Tobacco Survey (GATS) reveal. The survey also reveals that the percentage of tobacco users in ...
 DNA2 months ago
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Quitline no, text messages on tobacco packs from Sept

The quitline number -- 1800-11-2356 -- is a dedicated toll-free number to help tobacco users receive free support and guidance to subdue their addiction. Come September, all tobacco products and cigarette packs will have a national toll-free number printed on them to assist users quit addiction, besides warnings, including enhanced pictorial images and text messages, covering 85 per cent of the packet area. The new warnings will come into effect on September 1. The text messages that will be ...
 Rediff.com2 weeks ago Come September, tobacco packs to feature 'Quitline' number  Rediff.com2 weeks ago

Oncologists seek implementation of SC order on chewing tobacco

Oncologists are unanimous that 90 per cent of oral cancers could be prevented if the government implement the Supreme Court's order which banned chewing tobacco being sold rampantly in twin packs.The Supreme Court on September 23, 2016 had imposed ban on sale ...
 Business Standard2 months ago
Business Standard

Health ministry launches national campaign against second-hand smoking

The health ministry has come out with a 30-second Public Service Announcement (PSA), as a part of a national campaign to sensitise people about the harms of exposure to second-hand tobacco smoke."Clinical", the 30-second PSA, reveals how exposure to ...
 Business Standard4 weeks ago
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