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World No Tobacco Day 2020: All you need to know about nicotine replacement therapy
Health

World No Tobacco Day 2020: All you need to know about nicotine replacement therapy

NRT includes the administration of controlled amounts of nicotine in the body through various ways to help manage the withdrawal symptoms.

World No Tobacco Day 2020: Smoking e-cigarettes may increase risk of heart attacks, suggest studies
India

World No Tobacco Day 2020: Smoking e-cigarettes may increase risk of heart attacks, suggest studies

Even though e-cigarettes contain lower levels of carcinogens than conventional tobacco products, each vaping device releases ultrafine particles along with toxins that can actually damage blood vessels and encourage blood clotting, which may lead to heart attacks

What is third-hand smoke and how concerned do you need to be about it?
Health

What is third-hand smoke and how concerned do you need to be about it?

Third-hand smoke consists of the residual chemicals from cigarettes that cling to surfaces.

Love, care have nothing to do with govt's e-cigarette ban; absurd to think people will stop vaping once stocks dry up
India

Love, care have nothing to do with govt's e-cigarette ban; absurd to think people will stop vaping once stocks dry up

The ban on e-cigarettes and vaping devices is a win-win situation for the govt as on the one hand, it styles itself as a benefactor of public health, on the other hand, it puts a friendly arm around the tobacco industry and ensures that the jobs of those employed by it remain intact

Ban on e-cigarettes does not apply to use of devices, only for manufacture, sale, advertisement, distribution: Senior health ministry official
India

Ban on e-cigarettes does not apply to use of devices, only for manufacture, sale, advertisement, distribution: Senior health ministry official

The e-cigarette ban won't apply to their use — the government was prepared to defend its decision if it’s challenged in a court, according to a health ministry official.

Banning e-cigarettes in India: Govt ignores science, law by opting for complete prohibition instead of regulation
Tech

Banning e-cigarettes in India: Govt ignores science, law by opting for complete prohibition instead of regulation

The ENDS manufacturers, importers and sellers argue that it provides the adult smokers with an option to shift to cleaner nicotine consumption, thereby substantially reducing the health risks associated with combustible smoking.

New York bans flavoured e-cigarettes following several vaping related deaths
science

New York bans flavoured e-cigarettes following several vaping related deaths

Shops in New York now have two weeks to remove vaping products from their shelves.

The puzzling ban of e-cigarettes in India: Restrictions will do more harm than good
science

The puzzling ban of e-cigarettes in India: Restrictions will do more harm than good

Policy should be viewed as tuner knobs, dialling up and down policies based on their success, instead of on-and-off switches.

Trade body asks Centre to reconsider proposed e-cigarette ban, calls for regulation and standardisation
India

Trade body asks Centre to reconsider proposed e-cigarette ban, calls for regulation and standardisation

E-cigarettes are handheld battery powered electronic devices which heat a liquid formulation — often containing nicotine — to create a vapour which can be inhaled.

Vape and e-cigarette flavourings without nicotine also linked to heart disease risk in new study
News & Analysis

Vape and e-cigarette flavourings without nicotine also linked to heart disease risk in new study

Vaping and some flavorings, even without nicotine, triggered blood vessel dysfunction.

India trade ministry says no legal basis for imposing ban on e-cigarettes
News & Analysis

India trade ministry says no legal basis for imposing ban on e-cigarettes

Halting imports of e-cigarettes into India will be against multilateral commitments with WHO.

Biotech company may have unlocked the secret to reduce nicotine levels in cigarettes and tobacco plants
News & Analysis

Biotech company may have unlocked the secret to reduce nicotine levels in cigarettes and tobacco plants

Investors are betting on a little-known biotech company to supply Big Tobacco with low-nicotine cigarettes.

Maharashtra may ban sale of e-cigarettes, FDA drafts regulations
Life

Maharashtra may ban sale of e-cigarettes, FDA drafts regulations

Study revealed that the vapours which are produced after e-liquid flavourings are heated inside e-cigarettes, are toxic.

E-cigarettes as harmful for your gum as smoking, reveals study
Life

E-cigarettes as harmful for your gum as smoking, reveals study

Research has shown that the vapours from an e-cigarette release inflammatory proteins damaging to cells in gums that could lead to various oral diseases

Karnataka bans e-cigarettes
India

Karnataka bans e-cigarettes

Karnataka government has banned electronic cigarettes in the state with effect from Wednesday.

E-Cigarettes safer than normal cigarettes? Not really, say experts
Life

E-Cigarettes safer than normal cigarettes? Not really, say experts

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.

Ban on public smoking doesn't help tobacco addicts in quitting, says study
Life

Ban on public smoking doesn't help tobacco addicts in quitting, says study

Ban on smoking in public spaces may not motivate smokers to light up less behind their own closed doors or quit altogether, a new Canadian study has claimed.

E-cigarettes may damage the immune system in the lungs
Life

E-cigarettes may damage the immune system in the lungs

E-cigarettes may damage the immune system in the lungs and generate some of the same potentially dangerous chemicals found in traditional nicotine cigarettes

'Nicotine metabolism' in smokers can help determine best way to quit: study
Life

'Nicotine metabolism' in smokers can help determine best way to quit: study

The effectiveness of a nicotine patch or pills in helping smokers quit may depend on how quickly they metabolise the nicotine in their body after kicking the habit.

Cherry Crush or Vanilla Dream? The e-cigarettes US senators hate
Life

Cherry Crush or Vanilla Dream? The e-cigarettes US senators hate

US senators ripped at electronic cigarette makers for their aggressive marketing campaigns to lure youths that have drawn parallels to those once used by Big Tobacco.