Cigarette butts cause heavy metals to enter food chain, says study
Almost 4.95 trillion cigarette butts are littered annually and many of these find their way into the ocean
Ban sale of e-cigarettes: Centre to states
The advisory comes on the heels of a Delhi High Court order on regulating sale of e-cigarettes
India, 163 nations off track to meet tobacco reduction targets
Smokeless tobacco affecting adolescents more in the South-East Asia region
'Tobacco not only injurious to health but also a major source of radiation exposure'
Alok Srivastava, physical and nuclear chemist who is the co-author of a study on radioactive Polonium in tobacco, talks about how the …
Climate change and wildfires – how do we know if there is a link?
Global warming does not cause wildfires. Rather, global warming exacerbates the conditions and raises the risk of wildfire
Birds in cities using cigarette butts to insect-proof nests?
ई-सिगरेट से खराब हो सकते हैं फेफड़े, पांच साल के अध्ययन के बाद जारी रिपोर्ट
अध्ययन के दौरान युवाओं में वाष्प (वेपर्स) के कारण श्वसन संबंधी बीमारियों के लक्षणों में वृद्धि देखी गई, जैसे कि ब्रोंकाइटिस के लक्षण, अस्थमा ...
How a smoking cessation aid circumvents challenges of tobacco harm reduction
Governments should regulate ENDS either as Nicotine Replacement Therapy (NRT) or under a special act, instead of banning them altogether
Plain victory against Big Tobacco
Philip Morris has lost a case of trademark violation in Australia and this could have a cascading effect
FDA approves marketing of 8 smokeless tobacco products in US
Using General Snus instead of tobacco cigarettes can cut risk of mouth cancer, heart disease, lung cancer, stroke, emphysema, and chronic …
Particulate matter from cigarettes, mosquito coils makes indoor air toxic
A study reveals that aluminum, chromium and tin are higher in mosquito coil smoke, and copper, zinc, manganese, nickel and lead are higher in …
Supreme Court orders tobacco industry to comply with bigger health warning rules
The new rules make it mandatory for tobacco companies to cover 85 per cent of the packet surface with health warnings
Parliamentary panel recommends reduction of pictorial warnings on tobacco products
The committee has taken the decision in view of the possible loss of livelihood of bidi workers and the increase in illicit trade of tobacco products
Illegal cigarette consumption in EU leads to massive revenue loss
The consumption of illegal tobacco is most prevalent in Poland, Italy, Spain and Greece
WHO urges strict regulations to curb use of e-cigarettes
Calls for additional research and bans on indoor use and advertising
If cigarettes can be expensive, why not bidis?
Taxes on tobacco products in India are way below the internationally-accepted standards
Tax hiked on tobacco products for human and fiscal health
Economic cost of diseases caused by tobacco is 12 per cent more than the money spent by Centre and state together on healthcare in India, says a study
Your toothpaste may cause cancer
A study finds nicotine dental products contain nicotine
Attractive cigarette packs may go up in smoke
India might follow in Australia’s footsteps to enforce plain packaging for tobacco products
Cigarettes with additives pollute air more: study
Fifteen chemicals increased by 20 per cent or more in air with the cigarettes
Big tobacco blows new smoke rings
A third front has opened up in their war on Australia’s cigarette packaging rules