Alternate Forms of Tobacco Use. Monika Arora Director HRIDAY-SHAN. Tobacco Use Practices. Many kinds of tobacco are grown in the world, with a variety of uses. In developed countries, cigarette smoking accounts for most of the tobacco use.
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ORAL: CHEWING TOBACCO
TOBACCO PRODUCTS FOR APPLICATION
In India, there is a widespread misconception that tobacco has beneficial effect on dental hygiene.
Balaram P, et al. International Journal of Cancer, 2002
Employment Structure: Indian Tobacco Industry
India’s 1.5 million private sector beedi workers are among the most exploited workers in India.
The government of India has enacted a number of legislative measures to regulate the working and living conditions of workers and their families involved in the beedi industry. The legislative measures related to beedis can be categorized as:
Key Provision of cigarettes and other tobacco product Act, 2003
Several legislations have been enacted to protect the beedi workers as they belong to the vulnerable section of society and work in adverse work and health conditions