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Gutkha Addiction in India


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Tobacco use is very common worldwide.It is very popular and more accepted form of substance compared to others. It is used in the form of chewing, smoking and snorting.Chewing tobacco is an adherent factor for health hazards.Tobacco consumption in the form of smokeless tobacco is the world’s leading preventable cause of premature death and held responsible for about 5 million deaths annually, mostly in poor countries.Gutkha is a powdery, granular white substance with arecanut, lime, spices cardamom, catechu,colouring agent having pleasing flavouring odours.Gutkha, as a smokeless tobacco product has been popularly used by the adults and is a risk-factor for causing oral-cancer.Tobacco, the most harmful ingredient present in Gutkha is wholly responsible for oral cancer. In addition to health risk, Gutkha-addiction has a direct link with one’s economic standard and education.This compact and conceptually sound book presents a clear and precise picture on the problems of Gutkha consumption and its impact on one’s quality of life. This book will be of much help to teachers, students, health workers and NGOs working in this field, also to policy makers.

Product Specifications
SKU :COC54256
AuthorTanuja Mohapatra and Sangita Sushree Nayak
Number of Pages240
Publishing Year2014-02-14T00:00:00.000
Edition1 st
Book TypeSociology
Country of ManufactureIndia
Product BrandLAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing
Product Packaging InfoBox
In The Box1 Piece
Product First Available On ClickOnCare.com2015-06-08 00:00:00