Last Updated: Friday, April 04, 2014, 12:33
A new report suggests that deaths from ischaemic stroke (IS) due to tobacco use in China, India, and Russia together are higher than the total for all the world`s other countries combined.
Last Updated: Sunday, February 23, 2014, 22:07
A Kerala district, known to be a bidi manufacturing hub, leads in enforcing tobacco control law in the state, says police.
Last Updated: Saturday, November 30, 2013, 09:57
Thirty-five percent of Indians still use tobacco despite growing awareness and ban on tobacco product advertisement, said a tobacco control policy report released Friday.
Last Updated: Thursday, September 05, 2013, 09:24
Big anti-smoking messages on the front of cigarette packets may help deter youngsters tempted by tobacco but have little effect when they are on the back of the pack, research has found.
Last Updated: Sunday, July 21, 2013, 20:59
School-based tobacco control programmes have significant potential in reducing tobacco use among adolescents, says a new study.
Last Updated: Monday, July 01, 2013, 11:55
About 7.4 million people will be saved from premature death by 2050 due to the tobacco control measures, which have been put in place in 41 countries between 2007 and 2010, a new study has revealed.
Last Updated: Monday, July 23, 2012, 20:24
After pictorial warnings on tobacco products, the ministry plans to push for plain packaging.
Last Updated: Thursday, March 22, 2012, 11:28
Michael Bloomberg is committing $220 million to his charity to go toward reducing tobacco use in countries that are home to millions of smokers.