Of the top 100 universities as ranked by the US News and World Report, 11 allow tobacco sales and 13 allow e-cigarette sales on "campus cash" debit cards that are commonly prepaid by parents, says a study by University of Colorado's cancer centre.
A former Customs Commissioner, who lost his speech due to throat cancer after prolonged tobacco use, has written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi urging him to reconsider the proposal to ban sale of loose cigarettes, amid reports that the move is likely to be put on hold.
A former Customs Commissioner from Mumbai, who lost speech and a part of his tongue due to throat cancer after prolong tobacco use, has written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, seeking ban loose on cigarettes, amid reports that the Centre's proposed move is likely to be put on hold.
NDA ally PMK, which has been campaigning against liquor and tobacco use, on Thursday welcomed the Centre's proposed steps to curb smoking, but expressed doubts over success since their implementation lay with the state governments.
Neuroscientists at Georgetown University Medical Center (GUMC) have found that menthol acts in combination with nicotine to desensitise receptors in lungs' airways that are responsible for nicotine's irritation.
Some of our brain regions remain active even during slumber and researchers have found that certain conditioning during sleep can change behaviour such as quitting smoking or giving up other addictions.