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Tobacco Taxation Saves Lives And Money: WHO

The World Health Organization says that raising taxes on cigarettes and other tobacco products is the smartest and best way to save lives and...

87% Participants Do Not Support Proposal To Ban The Sale Of Loose Cigarettes

PRAHAR (Public Response Against Helplessness and Action for Redressal), an NGO dedicated to finding solutions for problems of the helpless on Thursday released findings...

WHO: Ban On Vaping Can Be Counterproductive

Millions of vapers across Asia could feel forced to return to smoking if a proposal from the World Health Organization (WHO) on e-cigarettes and...

Alcohol And Tobacco Sales Rose During The Early Months Of Covid-19

In a finding that shows that the pandemic may also have harmful indirect consequences, a new study has found that alcohol and tobacco sales...

Recreational Drinking, Drug Use Linked To Premature Heart Disease

Recreational drinking, smoking, and drug use are linked to premature heart disease in young people, particularly among younger women, a new study suggests. The...

76% School-College Students Forced To Watch Advertisements of Tobacco Companies!

Despite the ban on advertising of tobacco products in our country, 76 per cent of school-college students are forced to watch advertisements of tobacco...

Raising Taxes on Tobacco Generates Revenue And Saves Lives

With the Covid-19 pandemic hitting the country's economy hard, preparation of the Union budget for the next fiscal is a big challenge for the...

Excessive Vaping Linked To Increased Smoking In Teenagers

Researchers have now claimed that kids who use e-cigarettes are more likely to take up smoking or smokeless tobacco. The study, published in the...

Tobacco Kills 20% of All People Who Die From Coronary Heart Disease Every Year

The World Health Organization reports tobacco kills 1.9 million people, or 20 percent of all those who die every year from coronary heart disease....

Children Exposed to Tobacco Have Higher Rates of Hospital Admissions: Study

Children who are exposed to tobacco have higher rates of hospital admissions after visiting emergency departments or urgent care facilities, warn researchers. The study, published...

Bollywood Promoting Unhealthy Behaviours Among Young Audience: Study

It's been a tipsy two decades in Bollywood with a rise in alcohol and fast food product placements in films, according to a study...

WHO Accuses Tobacco Industry of Luring Children Into Usage of Tobacco By Marketing Practices

The World Health Organization accuses the tobacco industry of devious tactics to get children and young people hooked on their deadly tobacco and nicotine...

Smoking: Its Ill effects On Fertility and Child Birth

BY SIDDHI JAIN Smoking and tobacco use can have a serious impact on the fertility of both men and women, and consequently the quality of...

Turn to Yoga For Quitting Tobacco

There are more than 8 million people who die from tobacco-related causes each year. Of these, over 7 million die as a result of...

Netflix, Amazon Prime, Hotstar Disregard Tobacco Regulations in India

On-demand streaming services such as Netflix, YouTube, Hotstar and Amazon Prime Video which have become increasingly popular among young people in India are flouting...

Avoid Usage of Alcohol and Tobacco Amid Lockdown: Health Ministry

Far from giving you relief, using tobacco and alcohol during the lockdown period may make things worse and even reduce your immunity, the Health...

Find Out why E-Cigarette Users Face Urine Bladder Cancer Risk

A team of US researchers has discovered six substances that have a strong link to bladder cancer in the urine of people who had...

Know About the Adverse Health Effects of Smoking Hookah

Researchers have found that tobacco smoke from a hookah caused blood to function abnormally and be more likely to clot and quickly form blood...

Here’s how Vaping Can Increase the Risk of Asthma and COPD

Inhaling heated tobacco vapor through e-cigarettes increases chances of asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), conditions long shown to be caused by smoking...

Smoking Can Increase Risk of Depression: Study

If you are a regular smoker, quit now as researchers have found that tobacco smoking may increase your risk of developing depression and schizophrenia. "Individuals...

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