Study revealed that the vapours which are produced after e-liquid flavourings are heated inside e-cigarettes, are toxic.
Smoking and other tobacco use kills more than seven million people each year
"Light" cigarettes may increase risk of developing lung adenocarcinoma says a research published in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute.
Besides, mobile phones and LED lights assembled in India will also become dearer with the finance minister increasing duties on imported printed circuit boards and components respectively
CID of Assam Police has issued a directive that the Juvenile Justice Act was applicable to any person offering or selling tobacco products to any minor.
The country has certain commitments under the WHO as per which India has to proactively reduce the quantum of growth of tobacco.
ITC's branded packaged foods division grew by around 11 percent to clock a turnover of Rs 7,097.49 crore in 2015-16. Food is the second largest business for ITC after cigarettes
BJD MP BJ Panda on Tuesday insisted that the government should ensure implementation of 85 percent pictorial warning on tobacco products.
India's tobacco industry has sought to delay strict new health warning rules by appealing to the country's highest court, a move anti-smoking activists say could backfire given that the court has ruled against cigarette makers in the past.
Widows of tobacco victims have written to PM Modi seeking implementation of a doctors' recommendation for 85 per cent pictorial warning on tobacco products.
A parliamentary committee has recommended a reduction in the proposed size of health warnings on cigarette packs, saying the measure is too harsh
Popular cigarettes brands such as Gold Flake Kings and Wills Classic will cost up to Rs 125, dearer by nearly Rs 15 per pack of 10 sticks, while those of premium brands like Marlboro and Benson & Hedges will cost about Rs 250 pack of 20 cigarettes, up by more than Rs 30
Electronic cigarettes, often marketed as a safer alternative to conventional cigarettes, may damage cells in ways that could lead to cancer.
Bacon, ham and sausages have the same cancer risk as cigarettes, according to a report by the World Health Organisation (WHO), set to be published on Monday, a media report said.
Pictorial health warning on packages of tobacco products will become bigger from 1 April, 2016.
Is the number of college students who smoke marijuana daily actually more than the number of cigarette smokers? A study reported by website Science Daily suggests so.
Incense smoke contains chemical properties that could potentially change genetic material such as DNA and therefore cause mutations, a new study has claimed.
A simple search on the internet for electronic, or e-cigarettes, throws up a wide variety of choices of online shopping sites to buy them from. Often marketed as the 'safer' choice to normal cigarettes, which experts junk as a gimmick, e-cigarettes bypass regulations and may actually lead one to take up active smoking.
Unlike cigarette packets, which carry a written and a pictorial warning, loose cigarettes carry no such deterrent.
Government said it is working out details for increasing the size of pictorial warning on tobacco products from the present 40-85% after the date for its implantation was "extended", an issue which sparked a major row.