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Planning to stop smoking this new year? Go easy on the...

Reducing alcohol intake is key to quitting tobacco, say researchers If quitting smoking is one of your New Year's resolutions, you might want to consider...

Bidi smoking cost India Rs 805.5 bn in ill health in...

Researcher analyses the cost of bidis, a low cost tobacco alternative Bidi smoking cost India 805.5 billion rupees in ill health and early deaths in...

Graphic warning labels cancel out the effect of tobacco ads

Cornell University study finds warning labels as effective as images on tobacco packs Graphic warnings can cancel out the effects of tobacco advertisements, new research...

Make govt buildings smoke-free, Centre to states

Union health secretary Preeti Sudan cites the example of Nirman Bhawan asking states to turn their own offices smoke-free Citing its own decision last year...

Comparing air pollution to smoking trivialises tobacco hazards

It is time for the post Diwali haze in Delhi. As the air quality index goes from poor to hazardous, and readings shoot past...

USFDA cracks down against viagra in e-cigarettes

The drug regulatory agency has said vaping products cannot contain prescription drugs The US drug regulatory agency is seeing red over the presence of viagra...

Hike tobacco cess to fund Kerala rehab: activists to GST Council

The move, say doctors, researchers and anti-tobacco activists would also reduce consumption of tobacco Public health groups in India along with doctors and economists have urged the Group of...

Stop manufacture, sale of e-cigarettes: Centre tells states

Health ministry advisory to states asks them to stop sale, manufacture, distribution, trade, import, advertisements of e-cigarettes E-cigarettes may be on their way out. Health ministry...

Daily e-cigarette use doubles heart attack risk

New research shows five-fold risk for people who use both cigarettes and e-cigarettes daily Use of e-cigarettes every day can nearly double the odds of...

India notifies new, more graphic health warnings for tobacco packs

All tobacco products manufactured or imported or packaged on or after 1 st September, 2018 shall display new images From September 1, India will move to...

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