This is with reference to the letter” Gutka Addiction” published in Pakistan observer on February 15,2016. Pakistan Observer by publishing such letters related to health for the youths in Pakistan is doing a commendable job.
No doubt Gutka has become the main cause of rapidly increasing Cancer especially mouth cancer. Particularly, youths in some areas in Pakistan have become the main victims such as Lyari in Karachi where it is taken as a fashion. But they are unaware of its harmful effects. It takes place due to lack of public awareness. The government must put a ban on its import.