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: Tuesday, November 05, 2013, 20:51
The use of smokeless tobacco is on the rise in India, especially among women, since it does not have the stigma of smoking attached to it, a release said here Tuesday.
Last Updated: Thursday, September 12, 2013, 00:06
Almost 250 million adults consume smokeless tobacco in India and 10 other countries in WHO`s South-East Asia Region, accounting for 90 per cent global smokeless tobacco users, according to WHO.
Last Updated: Friday, August 09, 2013, 15:13
Most young people in the U.S. who use newer smokeless tobacco products are smoking cigarettes too, according to new research.
Last Updated: Wednesday, February 20, 2013, 13:54
Smokeless tobacco users who had no intention to quit changed their minds or significantly cut back on the habit when given nicotine lozenges or tobacco-free snuff in a new study.
Last Updated: Sunday, November 04, 2012, 11:20
With 14 state governments banning gutkha, an association working for the welfare of smokeless tobacco growers has termed the ban as `discriminatory`.
Last Updated: Thursday, September 27, 2012, 16:51
Smokeless tobacco products in paan can cause illnesses like cancer, an English advisory body has warned.
Last Updated: Thursday, August 23, 2012, 18:47
Scientists have identified a substance in smokeless tobacco that is a strong oral carcinogen, a health risk for the 9 million users of chewing tobacco, snuff and related products.