Does Mindfulness is a Sustainable way for Recovery from Tobacco Addiction: A Systematic Review


  • Ranjit Singha
  • Dr Yogesh Kanna S


Tobacco addiction, Mindfulness meditation


SDG3 emphasizes "Good Health and Well-being", however amid COVID-19, SDG 3 is challenged, one of the primary reasons for the existence of tobacco smoking culture and climate prevailing in our society. Tobacco Smoking weakens the immunity system and thus clears the way for COVID-19 infection. Smoking is injurious to health; however, the surrounding beings also get impacted along with the smoker. Research data reveal that Mindfulness meditation is essentially a "mini-retreat" in which people learn how to separate themselves from their emotions and pay attention to what is going on around them; there has been researched to help in stopping smoking or nicotine addiction; to understand further the reality of the impact of MM, a systematic review of the literature on tobacco
addiction and mindfulness is conducted, It is found that some literature contradicts the opinion that mindfulness is an effective way to treat nicotine addiction, some of the research has proposed that high powered RCTs should be performed. Overall, Mindfulness intervention did not significantly influence abstinence or achieve minimal, infrequent cigarette intake. Mindfulness Meditation needs integration furthermore to be more effective for Recovery from Tobacco Addiction. The effectiveness of such an intervention is subjected to further research.




How to Cite

Ranjit Singha, & Dr Yogesh Kanna S. (2023). Does Mindfulness is a Sustainable way for Recovery from Tobacco Addiction: A Systematic Review. Elementary Education Online, 20(4), 2505–2511. Retrieved from