Smokeless Tobacco Control Policies in South Asia: A Gap Analysis and Recommendations

Amina Khan, Rumana Huque, Sarwat K Shah, Jagdish Kaur, Sushil Baral, Prakash C Gupta, Rajeev Cherukupalli, Aziz Sheikh, Sakthivel Selvaraj, Nigar Nargis, Ian Cameron, Kamran Siddiqi

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Almost a fifth of the world's tobacco is consumed in smokeless form. Its consumption is particularly common in South Asia, where an increasing array of smokeless tobacco (SLT) products is widely available. Mindful of the growing public health threat from SLT, a group of international academics and policy makers recently gathered to identify policy and knowledge gaps and proposed strategies to address these.
Original languageEnglish
Article numberntu020
Pages (from-to)890-894
Number of pages5
JournalNicotine and tobacco research
Issue number6
Early online date10 Mar 2014
Publication statusPublished - 2014

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