Last Updated: Monday, March 10, 2014, 15:32
Pegging the worldwide figure close to five to six million, health experts blame tobacco to be the number one cause of preventable deaths across the entire population, especially youth.
Last Updated: Saturday, March 08, 2014, 12:21
Anti-smoking TV ads with messages about why to quit smoking can influence a smoker to quit within a month, while ads about how to kick the butt do not influence smoking behaviours, according to a new research.
Last Updated: Friday, March 07, 2014, 11:44
A new study has revealed that cannabinoid receptors through which marijuana exerts its effects, can help in regulating anxiety and the flight-or-fight response.
Last Updated: Friday, March 07, 2014, 11:25
E-cigarette use among US youths doubled in just one year, and those who tried the unregulated devices were more likely to smoke conventional cigarettes as well, a study said today.
Last Updated: Friday, February 28, 2014, 10:05
Researchers have found that the majority of children are unaware about the existence of the warning labels on cigarette packet.
Last Updated: Thursday, February 27, 2014, 18:27
Seventy-four per cent children in Kerala use tobacco, according to a recent multi-site survey conducted by National Drug Dependence Treatment Centre and the All India Institute of Medical Sciences.
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, February 22, 2014, 13:14
Food and Drug Administration has banned a tobacco company from selling their bidi products.