Feb 272014
 

Children in Kerala use tobacco

Seventy-four per cent children in Kerala use tobacco, according to a recent multi-site survey conducted by National Drug Dependence Treatment Centre and the All India Institute of Medical Sciences.

According to the report, A total of 119 children in the state, between the age group of 5-18, were covered as part of the study.

Children living in homes with families and children living in streets were included in the study.

Contributed By Sonia Narula

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