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Rs 11.79 lakh cr Indian tobacco sector employs 4.5 cr people: Study

India is a leading tobacco exporter with exports of leaf tobacco and tobacco products contributing Rs 6,000 crore annually.

05 Jun 2019 5:55 PM

I endorse cardamom, not tobacco, says Ajay Devgn

But the actor maintains a rather diplomatic stance to the issue while he has clearly been a part of surrogate advertising.

16 May 2019 12:03 AM

Ajay Devgn's fan diagnosed with cancer, asks not to promote tobacco products

The patient's family said that he was a fan of Devgn and used the same product which the actor advertised.

06 May 2019 8:40 AM

Godfrey Phillips says it is in complete compliance with India's FDI norms

Per media reports, Philip Morris for years paid manufacturing costs to Godfrey Phillips to make Marlboro cigarettes.

12 Mar 2019 12:42 PM

Visual impairment associated with smoking

Heavy smoking can damage your vision: Study.

18 Feb 2019 5:50 PM


Vapers inhale lower levels of toxins than smokers

Dual users had highest levels of nicotine biomarkers, followed by those who smoked traditional cigarettes only, study found.

15 Dec 2018 11:05 AM

Here are lifestyle changes one should incorporate for a healthy heart

Heart is the most vital organ as it supplies blood to all the other organs of the body.

08 Dec 2018 8:56 AM

Tobacco availability increases smoking rates in pregnant women

Smoking during pregnancy is a critically important public health

14 Nov 2018 3:06 PM

Almost one in 11 US tweens and teens vape cannabis

Vaping has also been linked to breathing problems as well as heart and blood vessel damage.

28 Sep 2018 10:51 AM

Researchers develop potential drugs to help you quit smoking

They hope that the substances could help people reduce their consumption of tobacco, if not quit altogether.

29 Aug 2018 11:23 AM


Exposure to tobacco smoke can weaken adolescents' health

Parents should be counseled on how to prevent and reduce their adolescent's secondhand smoke exposure.

22 Aug 2018 3:54 PM

India's tobacco exports rise 7 pc to Rs 1,447.80 crore in April-June

During the full 2017-18 fiscal, the country had exported 2,12,916 tonnes worth Rs 5,539.94 crore of tobacco and its products.

16 Aug 2018 12:47 PM

E-cigarette vapour tied to changes in lung cells

Initially public health experts were not that concerned about e-cigarettes because they were being marketed as a way to help smokers quit.

14 Aug 2018 5:52 PM

Tobacco area, output decline as farmers shift to other crops

The tobacco area has declined by 14.56 per cent to 3.99 lakh hectares in 2016-17 from 4.67 lakh hectares in 2014-15.

13 Aug 2018 2:29 PM

Hookahs more harmful than traditional cigarettes: Study

Stiffening of arteries and the aorta are important signs of progression of hypertension, which raises the risk of heart attacks, stroke.

05 Aug 2018 6:40 PM


Smoking ban in public housing might make quitting easier

Smoke-free housing alone may not be enough to help many people quit.

05 Aug 2018 6:28 PM

Modest exercise increase can curb weight gain after quitting smoking

There’s no clear gender difference in gaining weight after smoking cessation.

02 Aug 2018 8:15 PM

How smoking affects breastfeeding habits

New study finds the more smokers there were in the home, the shorter the breastfeeding duration.

02 Aug 2018 3:20 PM

Using technology to quit smoking makes it easier

Tobacco smoking is responsible for a large number of deaths.

02 Aug 2018 11:52 AM

E-cigarettes, tobacco linked to higher risk of oral cancer

Vast majority of non-cigarette tobacco users are exposed to carcinogen levels comparable to or exceeding exposure among cigarette smokers.

30 Jul 2018 8:54 AM