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.
A study in Bristol concluded that if a person smokes just one cigarette a day, that cigarette reduces 11 minutes from their life.
A high-level panel constituted by the government to suggest measures to augment GST revenue collection will hold its first meeting today.
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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
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.
Shops in New York now have two weeks to remove vaping products from their shelves.
Policy should be viewed as tuner knobs, dialling up and down policies based on their success, instead of on-and-off switches.
This deals a blow to US-based Juul Labs Inc, which is hoping to launch its e-cigarette in India.
Tobacco contributes a major percentage of the total value of commercial crops in India generating huge socio-economic benefits in terms of agricultural employment, farm incomes, revenue generation and foreign exchange earnings.
Marlboro maker Altria Group bought a 35 percent stake in Juul for $12.8 billion in December.