Last Updated: Wednesday, August 20, 2014, 19:04
The Centre has directed Meghalaya and two other states in the North East region to impose ban on all forms of processed/flavoured smokeless tobacco to save people from oral cancer, an official said today.
Last Updated: Thursday, August 14, 2014, 14:20
The Supreme Court on Thursday issued notice to the Centre and all states on a public interest litigation (PIL) seeking to ban cigarettes and bidis in the country.
Last Updated: Tuesday, August 05, 2014, 13:50
Teenagers who play mature-rated, risk-glorifying video games are more likely to engage in alcohol use, smoking cigarettes, delinquency and risky sex, says a study.
Last Updated: Thursday, July 24, 2014, 22:26
The Himachal Pradesh government will soon impose a ban on sale of loose cigarettes and also enhance value-added tax (VAT) on tobacco products, Health Minister Kaul Singh said Thursday.
Last Updated: Sunday, July 13, 2014, 12:10
A position statement on electronic cigarettes has been released by the experts from the world`s leading lung organizations to ban or restrict their use until their health impacts are better known.
Last Updated: Wednesday, July 09, 2014, 15:42
A recent study has claimed that the belief of many young adults that they can replace cigarette with hookah as its not harmful to their health is wrong.
Last Updated: Tuesday, July 08, 2014, 16:18
Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan has written to Defence Minister Arun Jaitley, urging him to ban sale of cigarettes in defence canteens.
Last Updated: Monday, July 07, 2014, 17:30
While cigarette use is on the decline among US youth, an alarming number of high school students are turning to hookahs, cigars and smokeless tobacco products, researchers warned.