The Karnataka High Court has ruled that the Union government is entitled to levy Central GST (CGST) as well as excise duty on tobacco and tobacco-derived products.
Microvascular reconstruction is a highly complex procedure that involves rebuilding the mouth structure with blood vessels, bone, and soft tissue from other parts of the body, including muscle and skin
On the eve of World No Tobacco Day, they also asked the Centre to ensure that tobacco control law and policies are made stronger and implemented effectively
According to WHO every year more than eight million people around the world lose their lives for using tobacco products
First Take| Khaike Paan Masala Wala! When stars like Amitabh Bachchan take stand against endorsing dubious products
Paan masala is injurious to health. But not endorsing hazardous products is injurious to wealth.
Big tax increases have already been imposed on cigarettes in recent years and some question why they aren't hiked even higher
Footballers have become so addicted to Swedish tobacco product snus that they even beg doctors for it when they are in hospital, Sunderland boss Lee Johnson has warned.
Tracing the history of vaping on screen in Hollywood films and TV: From glamour to grit and addiction
The tobacco and entertainment industries have long and tangled histories — including product placement in movies, television sponsorships and promotional relationships with glamorous Hollywood stars.
World No Tobacco Day 2021: Health benefits of quitting smoking, and tips to effectively kick the habit
Tobacco smoke contains toxic chemicals which cause damages to the linings of the airways and the lungs
Smoking features in over 90 percent French movies even half a century after Nouvelle Vague, study finds
With 2.6 minutes of screen time on average per film, tobacco gets an exposure equivalent to six advertising spots, the survey, based on 150 films, examined.
Despite paltry wages, women beedi rollers have few other job prospects, shows research; gender gap exacerbates matters
While most beedi workers have been pushed out of the formal economy, the implementation of the Goods and Services Tax also appears to have had a negative effect on them.
World No Tobacco Day 2020: How to prevent your younger family members and friends from picking up smoking
Young people are particularly susceptible to picking up smoking because the tobacco industry often campaigns to gain a new generation of consumers.
NRT includes the administration of controlled amounts of nicotine in the body through various ways to help manage the withdrawal symptoms.
Tobacco products kill about eight million people every year, taking a life every 4 seconds.
World No Tobacco Day 2020: Smokeless tobacco products contain more nicotine than cigarettes, increase risk of stroke
Smokeless tobacco is found in paan masala, gutkha, khaini, zarda and other such products.
The habit of smoking a cigarette early in the morning can prove to be dangerous, here are five ways which may help reduce the early morning cravings for a puff
World No Tobacco Day 2020: Passive smoking can lead to long-term ill-effects, including lung cancer, heart ailments and depression
Not just smoking, being around tobacco smoke too is detrimental for one’s health.
Your oral cavity is the first to get exposed and the harmful effects start there itself.
World No Tobacco Day 2020: Five smokers describe what trying to quit after years of smoking feels like
We talked to five people addicted to smoking who have tried to quit for various reasons, to understand just how difficult fighting this addiction can be.