Centre directs Meghalaya to ban all forms of smokeless tobacco

The Centre has directed Meghalaya and two other states in the North East region to impose ban on all forms of processed/flavoured smokeless tobacco to save people from oral cancer, an official said today.

Smokeless tobacco use rising in India

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.

India, SE-Asia nations have 90 pc smokeless tobacco users

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.

Most youth who use smokeless tobacco are smokers too

Most young people in the U.S. who use newer smokeless tobacco products are smoking cigarettes too, according to new research.

Nicotine lozenges help smokeless tobacco users kick the habit

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.

Cancer causing substance found in smokeless tobacco

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.

Smokeless tobacco `could help save lives`

Replacing smoking products with e-cigarettes, spit-free smokeless tobacco can reduce risk of and death.

Smokeless tobacco use rising among teens

Health experts on Wednesday raised concern about the growing use of smokeless tobacco by teenagers, and suggested its use by Major League Baseball players is influencing young people to take up the cancer-causing habit.

Smokeless tobacco use rising among teens

Health experts on Wednesday raised concern about the growing use of smokeless tobacco by teenagers, and suggested its use by Major League Baseball players is influencing young people to take up the cancer-causing habit.

Smokeless tobacco can be as dangerous as cigarettes

People who think smokeless tobacco is safe have been warned by researchers that it exposes the user to the same amount of another group of dangerous chemicals.

Smokeless tobacco can be as dangerous as cigarettes

People who think smokeless tobacco is safe have been warned by researchers that it exposes the user to the same amount of another group of dangerous chemicals.

Smokeless tobacco products ‘do not raise cancer risk’

A new study has shown that in marked contrast to smoking, smokeless tobacco use carries little or no risk of cancer.

Smokeless tobacco products ‘do not raise cancer risk’

A new study has shown that in marked contrast to smoking, smokeless tobacco use carries little or no risk of cancer.