Best age to stop smoking is before the age of 40 years
New Delhi, May 27, 2016: Cigarette smoking is a known preventable cause of mortality. It kills more than 1 million people in India every year. More than 50% of regular smokers invariably succumb to tobacco-related illnesses such as heart attack, cancer or asthmatic lungs disease.
31st May is "NO Tobacco Day" & the Indian Medical Association and Heart Care Foundation of India will be conducting daily health awareness activities for both doctors as well as the public about the dangers of smoking tobacco and related products including e-cigarettes and hookahs", said Padma Shri Awardee Dr K K Aggarwal, Honorary Secretary General, IMA & President HCFI.