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Kerala: Man held for smoking inside lavatory of aircraft mid-flight 

The case was registered on January 29 and the man was arrested after completing formalities.

published on : 31st January 2023
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Have we become tolerant to smoking in public places?

Is the ban on smoking in public spaces a ‘butt’ of a joke or have we become tolerant of smoking in public?

published on : 31st January 2023
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Why should schoolchildren inhale cigarette smoke daily?

Public smoking rampant near 20 schools checked randomly by TNIE

published on : 30th January 2023
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Goddess Kaali poster row: Filmmaker Leena Manimekalai moves SC for quashing of FIRs against her

The filmmaker has also sought an ex-parte stay of the criminal proceedings emanating from these FIRs.

published on : 14th January 2023
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New Zealand to phase in near-total smoking ban

Under legislation passed by parliament Tuesday, cigarettes will be much weaker, more difficult to buy and permanently unavailable to anyone currently under 14 years old.

published on : 13th December 2022
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Chain-smoking 'Uncle Chen' completes marathon in 3.5 hours

Chen finished 574th in the race overall, with an impressive time of 3:28:45 out of nearly 1,500 runners.

published on : 16th November 2022
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Kick the butt

TNIE speaks to members of Nicotine Anonymous (NicA) that has been been silently helping people quit smoking and, more importantly, sustain the determination     

published on : 26th October 2022
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Karnataka pays highest fines, but smokes like a chimney

Of the 14.4 lakh people fined in India, 5.07 lakh are from K’taka; Activists say penalty too low

published on : 13th August 2022
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Smoking and drinking will hurt later: Doctors

Advise people to aim for a balanced life, with a healthy diet and regular exercise

published on : 8th August 2022
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E-cigarette; vape or smoke, call it quits

There are now 82 million vapers worldwide. The consequences of long-term vaping are yet to be investigated.

published on : 7th August 2022
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Twitter removes filmmaker Leena Manimekalai's 'Kaali' poster tweet 

"This Tweet from @LeenaManimekali has been withheld in India in response to a legal demand," read a message in place of the original post. It is unknown when the tweet was taken down.

published on : 7th July 2022
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'Smoking Kaali' poster row: Uttar Pradesh Police books film-maker Leena Manimekalai

The complainant said the poster going viral on social media was leading to unrest and hurt to the religious sentiments of a particular faith.

published on : 5th July 2022
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Stub out

Ninety per cent of all lung cancer deaths in men and 80 per cent in women are caused by smoking

published on : 16th June 2022
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'Poison in every puff': Canada set to become first country to print warning on every cigarette

The move builds on Canada's mandate to include graphic photo warnings on tobacco products' packaging -- a policy that started an international trend when it was introduced two decades ago.

published on : 13th June 2022
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Kids start smoking at age of  7: Survey

The children in the national capital fall into the habit of smoking at a very young age, usually when they are 7 years old.

published on : 1st June 2022
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Delhi: Can’t help butt recycle, Code Effort deals with toxic cigarette waste

Naman Gupta (27) from Noida, Uttar Pradesh, recalls that, during his childhood and adolescent years, it was common to see people smoking a cigarette.

published on : 16th May 2022
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Smoking and bone health, a deadly duo

Tobacco smoking creates an imbalance in bone turnover, that results in reduced bone mass.

published on : 4th May 2022
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Man’s charred body found inside house

The charred body of a 46-year-old was found under mysterious circumstances inside his house at Kannanthodath Lane near Edappally on Sunday morning.

published on : 28th March 2022
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Secondhand smoke exposure causes tremendous economic burden in India: Study

The annual direct economic costs attributable to Second-Hand Smoking in India amounted to INR 567 billion.

published on : 24th March 2022
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Doctors, cancer victims urge Centre to remove designated smoking rooms from hotels, restaurants, airports

Dr Pankaj Chaturvedi, head-and-neck cancer surgeon, Tata Memorial Hospital, said there is growing evidence that smoking increases the risk of attracting COVID.

published on : 9th March 2022
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