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Smoke free cities of India, you must visit

By: Team Ifairer | Posted: 10-04-2018
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Tobacco was introduced to India in the 17th century. It later merged with existing practices of smoking (mostly of cannabis). Smoking in public places was prohibited nationwide from 2 October 2008. There are approximately 120 million smokers in India. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), India is home to 12% of the world's smokers. More than 1 million people die every year due to tobacco related illnesses. As of 2015, the number of men smoking tobacco in rose to 108 million, an increase of 36%, between 1998 and 2015. Here are the list of Smoke free cities in India.

Kohima - Nagaland
Nagaland's capital Kohima joined other capitals like Chandigarh, Kottayam and Shimla to become a completely 'smoke-fee' city. The official declaration was made by district Deputy Commissioner Rovilatuo Mor during a campaign for 'Smoke Free Kohima City.'

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