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'Delhi is injurious to health': Tharoor joins netizens to laugh, compares to cigarettes

Many people reacted to Tharoor's tweet. Some felt that it was politicising the issue.

02 Nov 2019 3:03 PM

Cigarette butts among 12 plastic items that could be banned by Centre: report

The government, however, has not come up with a timeline to enforce it but Paswan said that it would be banned in a phased manner.

14 Sep 2019 11:21 AM

Philip Morris paid for India manufacturing despite ban on foreign investment: report

Indian government in 2010 prohibited foreign direct investment (FDI) in cigarette manufacturing.

06 Mar 2019 2:35 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


Smoking during pregnancy may cause early puberty in kids

Study found children of mothers who smoked more than 10 cigarettes a day during pregnancy, entered puberty three to six months earlier.

25 Oct 2018 10:11 AM

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

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

Cancer drug may protect against certain lung ailments

Stem cells have the potential to develop into many different kinds of cells in the body and are involved in tissue repair.

05 Jul 2018 3:48 PM


Here's why parents shouldn't expose kids to cigarette smoke

Preventing exposure to tobacco smoke during pregnancy and postnatally may reduce the risk of hearing problems in children.

06 Jun 2018 2:42 PM

'Quit-line number' on tobacco product packages from September

The decision comes after the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare notified a new set of health warnings for all tobacco product packs.

06 Apr 2018 9:05 AM

Vaping may help pneumonia-causing bacteria invade airways, says study

Traditional cigarettes have been linked to increased risk of pneumonia, but it’s been unclear whether e-cigarettes might have same effect.

01 Mar 2018 8:48 AM

Man stuck in sewer for 3 days feared he would 'die there'

The man made his way from his friend's house in Barking, Essex and ended up six miles away in Romford.

18 Feb 2018 6:37 PM

Find out what just one cigarette does to your body

From stomach ache to ear infection, we list the effects of smoking on human body.

08 Feb 2018 11:45 AM


Click bait ads are tied to teen smoking

Cigarette ads are not allowed on television, but there are far fewer restrictions that would prevent tobacco online.

04 Jan 2018 10:56 AM

Cigars as harmful as cigarettes

Researchers find that the level of nicotine found in small cigar smoke is similar to or greater than cigarette smoke.

23 Nov 2017 7:58 AM

Vaping in high school ups cigarette smoking: study

The findings provide support for both sides of the debate.

30 Oct 2017 7:34 PM

Vaping leads to 'real' smoking in teens

Find out more.

19 Sep 2017 2:11 PM

Addiction can be brought down by cutting nicotine content in cigarettes

Evidence in relatively healthy and socially stable smokers indicates that reducing the nicotine content of cigarettes reduces addictiveness.

24 Aug 2017 2:29 PM