Although most countries have seen a fall in smoking rates, only a minority of countries look set to meet global and national commitments to cut tobacco use in over 15s by 30 per cent by 2025 reveals this new WHO report.

NEW DELHI: Most of the 2,700-odd people who will die in the next 24 hours in India due to cancer caused by smoking and other tobacco products tried to quit but failed and were living their last day

Daily smoker on an average spends Rs 1,217.3 per month on cigarettes and Rs 158.2 on beedis.

France had a million fewer daily smokers’ in 2017 over 2016, the Health Ministry said on Monday, thanking the dissuasive power of higher tobacco taxes.

Exposure to second-hand smoke remains a major concern in India even though there has been a reduction in such exposure at home and public places since 2009-10, as per the Global Adult Tobacco Survey 2 (GATS 2), released by the Health Ministry. However, exposure to second-hand smoke at healthcare facilities has increased in this period.

PATNA: The food safety wing of state health department has extended the ban on the manufacture, sales and distribution of products containing tobacco and nicotine for one more year with effect from

After having a failed attempt at conducting a countrywide oral survey, the Dental Council of India (DCI) under the aegis of the Union Health Ministry is all set to process a fresh research on India

Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi has published the long-awaited Control of Tobacco Products and Electronic Delivery Systems Bill.

This is also an alarm bell as about half of the surveyed population was young (between the ages of 25 to 44 years only)

PATNA: The state tobacco control coordination committee (STCCC) on Monday decided to recruit state and district level officers in tobacco control cells under the National Tobacco Control Programme

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