New Delhi, Apr 06 (ANI): In a bid to create awareness and curtail the harmful impact of consuming tobacco-infused products and cigarettes, the government on Thursday stated that from September this year, cigarette packets will have a 'quit line' number displayed on them. As per the recent second round of the Global Adult Tobacco Survey conducted in the age group 15 years and above, it was revealed that 61.9 percent of current cigarette smokers, 53.8 percent of current bidi smokers and 46.2 percent of current smokeless tobacco users had thought about quitting because of the warning label on packets of cigarette, bidi and smokeless tobacco. Furthermore, the Ministry stated that before the new set of specified health warnings come into force, the existing warnings on tobacco product packs shall be continued till August 31.
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