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DNA: Smoking dips 10% in 2 yrs, but women smokers up sharply in India

Smoking has, since time immemorial, been considered a masculine practice. Any girl seen indulging in it, is thought of as unethical and looked down upon.Call it societal pressure or simply an ingrained value in the mindset of the Indian population, this is the way it is. Indian women today, however, have begun to prove this wrong. Breaking the record, Indian women have made it to the top of the “smoking” list.

Dec 28, 2015, 23:22 PM IST