Innumerable Indians are addicted to nicotine (one of the most habit-forming substances known to man) in various forms. Some smoke, others sniff or chew it. Many live under the myth that chewing gutka or smokeless tobacco is less harmful than smoking. Most not aware that gutka is literally ‘a pinch of poison’ and an ingredient for severe ailments and slow death.
Using World Wide Web, social media and electronic communication devices are amongst the most common activity of today's world. Digital devices are designed for rapid access to information and enhance connection amongst people. Unsurprisingly, their use has dramatically risen, but aren’t we too reliant on them? Latest research and data is already raising alarm bell of new age addiction.