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Tamil Nadu government issues order banning e-cigarettes

Following the policy decision announced in the Assembly in June, the state government has issued an order banning e-cigarettes.

published on : 13th September 2018

Tamil Nadu bans e-cigarettes, prohibits online sale too

The ban covers distribution, trade, display, marketing, advertisement, use, import and possession of e-cigarettes as well, the GO dated September 3 said.

published on : 12th September 2018

Bengaluru’s pub culture going up in smoke - literally, say party-goers

Despite the obvious health risks, party-goers and smokers say that the party culture in the city is suffering.

published on : 3rd September 2018

Smoking rates among youth declining in countries that allow vaping: AVI

Association of Vapers India (AVI) asked why the government is not banning tobacco cigarettes if it is so concerned about nicotine.

published on : 29th August 2018

Smoking, drinking can damage arteries in teens: Study 

Aortic stiffening was then assessed using a Vicorder device to measure the speed at which the arterial pulse propagates through the circulatory system.

published on : 29th August 2018

New drugs may help smokers quit: Study

The researchers from the Washington State University in the US created the substances with the potential to curb smokers' desire for nicotine by slowing how it is broken down in the body.

published on : 28th August 2018

III Smoking Barrels: Here's the trailer of India's first multilingual film

'III Smoking Barrels' is a thrill ride consisting of riveting scenes involving elephants and an immersive jungle experience.

published on : 20th August 2018

Tobacco products to carry pictorial warning on 85 per cent of packaging space: Supreme Court

The Cigarettes and Other Tobacco Products (Packaging and Labelling) Amendment Rules, 2014 had come into effect from April 1, 2016.

published on : 15th August 2018

Welders at greater risk of DNA damage than smokers says new study

At a time when manufacturing sector is being given a push like never before, one of its key components — the welding industry — continues to pose serious occupational hazards to workers involved.

published on : 12th August 2018

Parent's smoking, depression may up ADHD risk in children

The study, published in the journal Asia Pacific Psychiatry, could be incorporated into 'stop smoking' campaigns or depression self-recognition programmes.

published on : 8th August 2018

How does smoking affect breastfeeding habits

New mothers who are surrounded by cigarette smoke tend to stop breastfeeding sooner than women not exposed to second-hand smoke, finds a study.

published on : 2nd August 2018

Inhaling second-hand smoke during pregnancy may cause stillbirths

Exposure to secondhand smoke during pregnancy increases the risk of stillbirth, congenital malformations, low birth-weight and respiratory illnesses.

published on : 21st July 2018

Actor Vijay's 'Sarkar' team attracts wrath of health department for posing with cigarettes in poster

Health and Family Welfare Department sent a legal intimation notice to the actor, director AR Murugadoss and producer Sun Pictures for violating the Cigarettes and Other Tobacco Products Act, 2003.

published on : 7th July 2018

Obesity, smoking roadblocks in successful arthritis treatment

Rheumatoid arthritis is a chronic inflammatory disease that affects a person's joints, causing pain and disability and can also affect internal organs.

published on : 17th June 2018

Marijuana does not increase suicide rates among people with mental illness: Study

Cannabis is the most commonly used illicit substance worldwide, and its consumption is expected to increase as more jurisdictions, including Canada, legalise its recreational use.

published on : 14th June 2018
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