Tobacco control in India

Portuguese introduced tobacco to India 400 years ago. Ever since, Indians have used tobacco in various forms. Sixty five per cent of all men and 33% of all women use tobacco in some form. Tobacco causes over 20 categories of fatal and disabling diseases including oral cancer. By 2020 it i...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Chaly Preetha
Format: Article
Published: Wolters Kluwer Medknow Publications 2007-01-01
Series:Indian Journal of Dental Research
Online Access:;year=2007;volume=18;issue=1;spage=2;epage=5;aulast=Chaly