Health  /  Published 30.03.22

Don’t go up in smoke

Lung cancer is not the only malignancy linked to smoking — it also increases the risk of cancers of the mouth, stomach, oesophagus, prostate and urinary tract...
By Dr Gita Mathai

Opinion  /  Published 28.03.22

As damaging

Data on tobacco use raise disturbing questions about the efficacy of the deterrents in place ...
By The Editorial Board

India  /  Published 24.03.22

Passive smoking cost: Rs 56,700 crore

The healthcare costs of Rs 56,700 crore is equivalent to 0.33 per cent of India’s GDP in 2017...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 21.02.22

Show the way

New Zealand's anti-tobacco strategy may be a template for the world...
By Atanu Biswas

Jharkhand  /  Published 06.02.22

Ban-tobacco missive to PM Modi

The letter informs that pan masala industry is advertising with malicious intent to promote the sale of their products through film stars to woo gullible consumers...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur


Jharkhand  /  Published 22.01.22

Licensing rule of tobacco rollback call

FRAI member would wait for a favourable decision by the state government for some more time before deciding on their next course of action...
By Achintya Ganguly in Ranchi

India  /  Published 19.11.21

India 2nd on smokers’ list, averse to quitting

According to the report, 37 per cent of Indian respondents showed a desire to quit smoking...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 11.11.21

Tobacco sellers use FB to market and retail bidis

Vital Strategies, a public health group, has documented 271 instances of direct, and 73 instances of indirect marketing that linked the product to lifestyle or festivals...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 20.10.21

Sensex retreats from 62000 level

After scaling the 62000-mark for the first time, the 30-share BSE Sensex succumbed to selling pressure in fag-end trade to close 49.54 points or 0.08% lower at 61716.05...
By Our Special Correspondent in Mumbai

World  /  Published 12.10.21

Earliest tobacco use hint at Utah site

New findings push back use by over 9,000 years and suggest huntergatherers there used wild tobacco species long before they cultivated it...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi


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