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Posted by Rooban on 01 Sep 2010 at 11:38 GMT

Preference to visit a movie in India regularly is nearly impossible for all Indians. Visiting Cinema does not translate to tobacco addiction. Given the large fan base and fanaticism to actors in India, there is a wide variation possible. With a third of Indians living in the fringes of poverty or Below poverty line, visiting to cinema halls and the impact of tobacco use on Indian Citizens subconsiously has to be interpreted cautiously. Reference - Indian J Cancer 2010;47:s38-s43

Competing interests declared: I am the first author of the Journal quoted.