Most of the people start smoking when they are in their teens. In most cases they start thinking 'just try and leave when needed'; but it doesn't happen. They get addicted to the Nicotine and develops craving and end up smoking more and more.

Tobacco use is one of the main risk factors for a number of chronic diseases, including cancer, lung diseases, and cardiovascular diseases.

Only 20% of the total tobacco consumed in India is in the form of cigarettes, about 40% is in the form of bidis and the remaining 40% is consumed as chewing tobacco, pan masala, snuff, gutkha, masheri and tobacco toothpaste. These products contain putrefied tobacco, paraffin, areca nut, lime, catechu, and 230 permitted additives and flavours including known carcinogens

Why do people smoke ?

It gives oral /mental pleasure, can pass time

Why do people start smoking ?

In most cases teenagers start smoking for peer pressure or as an act of rebelli

Why we are concerned ?

Tobacco is one of the major killers in India. The age of 10 to 25 falls in that vulnerable age group. Reaching young people at the right time and sensitising them is one of our concerns. The youth should be made aware of the menace by educating them and providing them information.

Say 'No' to Electronic Cigars ?

Electronic cigarette is made of stainless steel, has a chamber for storing liquid nicotine in various concentrations, is powered by a rechargeable battery and resembles a real cigarette. Users puff on it as they would a real cigarette, but they do not light it, and it produces no smoke. Rather, it produces a fine, heated mist, which is absorbed into the lungs. World Health Organization (WHO) does not consider it to be a legitimate therapy for smokers trying to quit.