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.
Last Updated: Saturday, June 07, 2014, 00:24
A new study by Dennis Nowak et al. has concluded that E-cigarettes are likely to terminate smoking and may just be able to lessen the risk of nicotine dependency in high-risk groups.
Last Updated: Thursday, June 05, 2014, 17:48
Last Updated: Thursday, May 29, 2014, 15:17
A letter signed by more than 50 researchers and public health specialists has urged the World Health Organization (WHO) to "resist the urge to control and suppress e-cigarettes".