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- Nirmalya Dutta
April 09, 2014 at 11:44am
Cigarette packs remain the tobacco companies’ last bastion for in-your-face advertising to lure consumers and taking away that space would be death
- Dr Pankaj Chaturvedi
February 14, 2014 at 06:07pm
Cancer surgeon Dr Pankaj Chaturvedi writes an open letter to Maharashtra FDA Chief Mahesh Zagade about the perils of electronic cigarettes.
- Dr Pankaj Chaturvedi
August 09, 2013 at 04:25pm
Recently, the Gauhati High Court set a precedent by asking the Assam state government why it shouldn't ban all forms of tobacco, both smokeless
- Kriti Saraswat
May 31, 2013 at 01:30pm
Today, May 31 is World No Tobacco Day. Bollywood and smoking have had a long and tumultuous equation. Sometimes it is the characters that the actors
- Editorial Team
May 30, 2013 at 02:16pm
May 31 is World No Tobacco Day. While smoking can cause serious ailments like mouth and lung cancer, affect your sex life and fertility, it also
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December 10, 2012 at 08:20am
A new study from Germany suggest that eCigarettes often thought to be a healthier alternative to tobacco ones may not be safe after all.
- Are electronic cigarettes a gateway to tobacco cigarettes?
- Do you use cigarettes but consider yourself a non-smoker?
Are you among those who use cigarettes but don't consider themselves to be smokers? You then belong to the category of 'non-identifying smokers
- NGO opposes Punjab move to reduce tax on cigarettes
The proposed move by the Punjab government to bring down taxes on cigarettes in the state came up against staunch opposition from a non-governmental
- Punjab to cut VAT on cigarettes, NGOs protest
A decision by the Punjab government to reduce the value added tax (VAT) on cigarettes has been opposed by NGOs and health experts. NGO Voice of
- Are you one of 110 million Indians who smoke?
While the US is upbeat at reducing number of tobacco users, there has been an alarming growth in the number of daily smokers globally, including in
- More Indian men giving up smoking, female smokers increase in number
A new research from the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME) at the University of Washington has revealed that India has made
- Our lungs can smell that cigarette too!
Our nose is not the only organ in the body that can smell the coffee or cigarette smoke in the air. Our lungs can do this too! Scientists have
- Beware – Smoking can affect your sleep
Here is a wake-up call. Smoking ruins productive sleep, leading to cognitive dysfunction, mood disorders, depression and anxiety. 'This study has