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WB: DRI arrests one person for smuggling, recovers cigarettes worth Rs 1.05 cr

The arrested was smuggling the cigarettes from Myanmar and Guwahati to Kolkata.

22 Jul 2019 8:31 PM

India asks its states not to partner with Philip Morris-funded foundation

India’s federal health ministry has sent a letter to chief secretaries of all states, saying they should not partner with FSFW.

01 Jul 2019 4:28 PM

DRI sleuths seize foreign cigarettes, gold in separate cases; 9 held

Foreign origin cigarettes, gold, red sanders and endangered shells were seized over the last 6 days in different cases.

08 May 2019 6:30 PM

Cigarette pictorial warning effective in helping people stop smoking

Researchers say it all comes down to how we humans act in response to our emotions.

29 Oct 2018 12:22 PM

Few smokers know about added sugar in cigarettes

It increases the amount of harmful chemicals in smoke.

28 Oct 2018 3:39 PM

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LGBQ teens at higher risk of substance abuse

There have been some indications that LGBQ teens face increased substance use risks.

14 Jul 2018 12:58 PM

In US, cigarette smoking reaches new low: Study

However, large disparities remain, with people living in rural areas still far more likely to smoke than city-dwellers.

19 Jun 2018 7:41 PM

Prostate cancer survival odds worse for smokers

Prostate cancer diagnosis, even when it is not associated with tobacco smoking, is a teachable moment for patients to quit smoking.

07 Jun 2018 10:21 AM

Heart disease risk increases with number of cigarettes one smokes, says expert

Tobacco use is the leading single preventable cause of death worldwide, killing over 7 million people each year.

31 May 2018 1:30 PM

Smoking is bad for muscles too

Cigarette smoke directly damages muscles by reducing the number of blood vessels in leg muscles.

24 May 2018 1:34 PM

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Young prefer Marijuana over cigarettes, alcohol

Greater numbers of youth start with marijuana as their first drug, there's an increasing need for public interventions, treatment services.

19 May 2018 10:46 AM

A look at the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan

After these intense nights of prayer, the end of Ramadan is met with a three-day holiday called Eid al-Fitr.

17 May 2018 6:03 PM

Hookah behind half of tobacco smoking in young: study

This is why smoke loads can be so large for hookah users, even if they use infrequently.

17 May 2018 3:24 PM

Find out about the 11 ways to fart less

Farting is perhaps not the best way to go about when you have company or are in a social or professional setting.

27 Apr 2018 9:51 AM

Hawala racket busted at IGI; Rs 1.93 crore forex seized

The do is also involved in the smuggling of cigarettes and gold, the DRI added.

21 Apr 2018 3:03 AM

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This drug could cut smoking habit in heart attack patients

The authors note that if varenicline was used as routine treatment in smokers after heart attack, it would reduce smoking.

26 Mar 2018 6:21 PM

E-cigarettes tied to less smoking cessation

It would be hard to find anything more harmful to long-term health except maybe arsenic.

23 Mar 2018 3:37 PM

Hookah bars to toe the line

Amit Sadarangani, owner at Flip Bar and Kitchen, is of the belief that it is the one bad fish making the whole pond dirty.

21 Mar 2018 12:13 AM

Study finds smoking linked with increased risk of hearing loss

Study analysed data from annual health checkups, which included audio testing and a health-related lifestyle questionnaire.

14 Mar 2018 7:14 PM

Casual/social smoking on rise among young working women:survey

Some even said they smoked for weight loss, according to the survey.

08 Mar 2018 4:16 PM

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