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Feb 01, 2016
WHO asks countries for age-wise ratings for films with tobacco imageryThe WHO has asked all countries, including India, to introduce age-classified ratings for films and other entertainment programmes with tobacco imagery to restrict the number of new adolescent smokers.
Jan 08, 2016
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Dec 29, 2015
Not an alternative to smoking: E-cigarettes may also cause cancer, reveals studyElectronic cigarettes, often marketed as a safer alternative to conventional cigarettes, may damage cells in ways that could lead to cancer.
Dec 15, 2015
Mizoram tops tobacco consumption in India: OfficialThe northeastern state of Mizoram leads India in tobacco consumption with 67.2 percent of its population consuming/smoking various tobacco products, an official said here on Tuesday.
Nov 03, 2015
Anti-smoking messages actually make it harder to quit, says studyPublic health policies which stigmatise smoking can actually make it harder for people to quit because they become angry and defensive and the negative messages lead to a drop in self-esteem, a new study has found.
Oct 27, 2015
Should we stop eating meat? No need, say expertsDoes this mean we should stop eating meat?
Oct 25, 2015
Akhilesh's message to party workers: Mind your image, stay off booze and smokingSamajwadi Party is headed for an image makeover. If the wish of Akhilesh Yadav prevails, leaders will need to stay clear of smoking and drinking.
Oct 09, 2015
Cigarette smoking will kill two million Chinese nationals by 2030, says studyChina consumes over a third of the world's cigarettes, and has a sixth of the global smoking death toll.
Sep 29, 2015
Bigger pictorial health warnings on tobacco products from April 2016: Health MinistryPictorial health warning on packages of tobacco products will become bigger from 1 April, 2016.
Jun 15, 2015
E-Cigarettes safer than normal cigarettes? Not really, say expertsA 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.