Why smoking puts you at increase risk of oral diseases

Puffing cigarettes can increase the likelihood that certain bacteria will not only set up camp but will build a fortified city in the mouth and fight against the immune system, thereby making you vulnerable to oral diseases, new research suggests.

ITC resumes cigarette production

ITC resumes cigarette production

Diversified group ITC Sunday said there is "progressive resumption" of production at its cigarette factories, which was suspended from May 4 over the large pictorial warning issue.

ITC shuts cigarette factories to comply with 85% pictorial warnings

ITC shuts cigarette factories to comply with 85% pictorial warnings

Diversified group ITC Thursday said its cigarette factories have been shut since yesterday and will remain so till the time it is able to comply with "interim requirements" of 85 percent pictorial warnings.

Bizarre! Smoking dead scorpions new fave for Pakistani addicts?

Bizarre! Smoking dead scorpions new fave for Pakistani addicts?

Sohbat, who started smoking dead scorpions at the age of 20, used to buy them from a vendor at Jalil Kabab house for just Rs1 or 2.

Withdraw 85% warning regulation on tobacco products: Retailers

Micro retailers selling cigarettes and other tobacco products on Tuesday demanded withdrawal of the government's order to increase the size of graphic warning to 85 per cent on packets.

Pregnant mom who smokes risks altering baby's DNA

If you can't keep your hands off cigarettes while pregnant, then you may be altering the DNA of your developing foetus as a new study suggests that maternal smoking during pregnancy leaves its lasting mark on the child's genetic make-up.

PMO backs Health Ministry on larger pictorial warnings on tobacco packs

Officials in the health ministry maintained it is "firm on anti-tobacco stand" as it is a matter of public interest.

Large pictorial warnings on tobacco products from today!

All tobacco products like packs of cigarettes, bidis will have larger pictorial warnings covering 85 per cent of the packaging space starting from today.

Bizarre! Man breaks into store in Mexico to 'pay for cigarettes'

Bizarre! Man breaks into store in Mexico to 'pay for cigarettes'

The police said that he went to a Bradley convenience store around 3:30 am last Sunday to buy cigarettes, but the store was closed.

India sees 36% rise in male smokers as cigarettes replace the traditional bidis

The age group of these new entrants is between 15-29 according to a new study published in a health journal

Budget 2016: Here's why Sunny Leone's 'smoking hot message' video has gone viral - Watch

Budget 2016: Here's why Sunny Leone's 'smoking hot message' video has gone viral - Watch

Watch the sizzling hot video featuring Sunny Leone and quit smoking! 

Vaping `cherry` e-cigarettes riskier than other flavours

Electronic cigarettes come in enticing flavours like "cherry crush" and "vivid vanilla," but now a team of researchers has shed some light on whether or not those ingredients are safe enough for the lungs.

E-cigarettes not helping people quit smoking: Study

Electronic cigarettes that are widely promoted and used to help smokers quit traditional cigarettes are not assisting much in this task, says a new study.

Smokers, e- cigarettes can harm human cells

If you were thinking that electronic cigarettes are harmful for your health, then a recent study reveals that they can damage cells in ways that could lead to cancer and this damage can occur even with nicotine-free versions of the product.

Teens giving cigarettes, alcohol the go-by for fruits, veggies

The change in attitude can be traced back to stricter attitudes towards drinking and smoking among parents, public health drives and a clampdown on under-age sales by newsagents and off-licences.

Egypt destroys 20 newly found tunnels along border with Gaza

The army says the tunnels were found and destroyed in November. The announcement came on its official Facebook page on Monday. There were no further details.

Over 21 percent use tobacco in Himachal, says minister

 The state has stepped up efforts to sustain the smoke-free status.

Himachal bans sale of loose cigarettes

The state of Himachal Pradesh has banned sale of loose cigarettes and bidis.

Smoking, an escape to `drowse-free` alcoholism

Researchers have found that nicotine cancels out the sleep-inducing effects of alcohol.

Burgers, sausages as big a cancer threat as cigarettes!

The World Health Organisation is to list processed meat as among the most cancer-causing substances, putting it on a par with asbestos and arsenic, according to reports.