Harmful effects of tobacco noticed in history.

  title={Harmful effects of tobacco noticed in history.},
  author={A Chattopadhayya},
  journal={Bulletin of the Indian Institute of History of Medicine},
  volume={23 1},
  • A Chattopadhayya
  • Published 1993 in
    Bulletin of the Indian Institute of History of…
According to medical investigations tobacco smoking causes cancer of lip, tongue, tonsil and other parts of the mouth. And also lung cancer, chronic bronchitis, coronary artery diseases and emphysema are caused by cigarette smoking. Three contemporary rulers, emperor Jahangir of India, James I of England and Shah Abbas I of Persia noticed the harmful effects of tobacco and tried to stop this practice. Khalil Pasha issued a prohibitory decree against smoking tobacco and he announced that anybody… CONTINUE READING


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