Smokeless tobacco: a major public health problem in the SEA region: a review.

@article{Gupta2011SmokelessTA,
  title={Smokeless tobacco: a major public health problem in the SEA region: a review.},
  author={P. C. Gupta and Cecily S. Ray and Dhirendra Narain Sinha and Poonam Khetarpal Singh},
  journal={Indian journal of public health},
  year={2011},
  volume={55 3},
  pages={199-209}
}
Smokeless tobacco use is on the upswing in some parts of the world, including parts of SEAR. It is therefore important to monitor this problem and understand the possible consequences on public health. Material for this review was obtained from documents and data of the World Health Organization, co-authors, colleagues, and searches on key words in PubMed and on Google. Smokeless tobacco use in SEAR, as betel quid with tobacco, declined with increased marketing of cigarettes from the early… CONTINUE READING
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