Jaipur: For the effective implementation of Cigarettes and Other Tobacco Products Act (COTPA), the health department has moved a proposal to the state government to make licences mandatory for vend

Living in Delhi could be like exposing yourself to second-hand smoke from several people all day .C Arden Pope III, Mary Lou Fulton professor of economics at Brigham Young University , told TOI in

The dangers of smoking near a child have been well-documented and now, a new study has revealed that exposure to tobacco smoke inside the home can increase their childhood illnesses.

It is generally acknowledged that e-cigarettes are unlikely to be as harmful as conventional cigarettes, but there is little data that quantifies their relative harms. We investigated the biological response to e-cigarette aerosol exposure (versus conventional cigarette smoke exposure) at the cellular level, by exposing human coronary artery endothelial cells (HCAEC) to aqueous filtered extracts of e-cigarette aerosol or cigarette smoke and looking at gene expression changes consistent with a stress response.

Amidst contradictory theories on the impact of e-cigarettes on a user's health, a research team at London's Royal College of Physicians has suggested that e-cigarettes are a much safer alternative

Electronic cigarettes have the potential to contribute to reducing death and disability caused by Britain's biggest killer, say experts in The BMJ today.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Doctors For You Vs. Union of India & Ors. dated 27/04/2016 regarding disposal of Cigarette and Bidi butts and pollution caused by the tobacco. Tribunal allows the Application.

Countries with higher male smoking rates such as India and Bangladesh can push up asthma and wheezing cases as a result of more exposure to second-hand smoke.

The objective of the study was to investigate the potential for tobacco tax to contribute to the 2030 agenda for sustainable development by reducing tobacco use, saving lives and generating tax revenues.

Smokers, if you didn't have enough reasons to kick the butt, then a new study is giving you one more: smoking alters bacterial balance in mouth, putting you at many health risks.