It is estimated that more than 10,00,000 people die each year due to tobacco use in India
world over 60,00,000 people die annually due to tobacco use
Smokeless Tobacco is the tobacco designed for oral use where no combustion takes place, such as occurs when one smokes tobacco. The tobacco is placed in the mouth, and is sucked, chewed or applied to teeth and gums where several compounds are absorbed through the mucous membrane. (Adapted from – Public Health Encyclopedia ).