Tobacco-related oral cancer affects about 10 per lakh people in India. This is one of the most common cancers caused by tobacco. Smokers do not just quit smoking. In addition, they release thousands of toxins. If smoking is not controlled, the number of deaths due to tobacco will increase to 80 lakh per year by 2030. About 80 percent of the world’s 100 million smokers are poor. Most of them live in developing countries.
250 of these toxins are highly harmful. 69 Toxins are carcinogenic. Inhalation of toxic fumes is the leading cause of death in half of the smokers. Tobacco use in any form can cause cancer of various organs, including the mouth, throat, lungs, esophagus, stomach, and kidneys.
It is a sad fact that every year 10 crore women die from various diseases due to tobacco use. Sudden death in infants who inhale smoke. Pregnant women give birth to low birth weight babies. About 40% of babies are exposed to smoking-related diseases. Many of them die. Women are more likely to smoke than men, according to a recent World Health Organization study.
Of the 100 million smokers worldwide, 200 million are women, according to a study. Female smoking is on the rise in some countries. The study also found that adolescent girls are more likely to smoke for a variety of reasons.
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