Rajouri, June 10
Army conducted a lecture on “Ill Effects of Tobacco on Health” at Piragali in Rajouri district to impart awareness about ill effects of tobacco on health. During the lecture, the locals, especially the youth were sensitized about the consumption of tobacco and their adverse effects on the health, various signs and symptoms and treatment aspects.
The Army medical officer while delivering the lecture brought out that Tobacco is a leading cause of diseases in respiratory ailments in our country, resulting in poor eyesight, weakening sense of taste and smell. Locals were also enlightened about the adverse effects of smokeless tobacco products like the chewing tobacco, dip, clew, snuff etc.