World No Tobacco Day
North East  /  Published 29.05.19

Assam alert: Don’t let your future go up in smoke

I wish we could do something useful with tobacco — like making fertilizer out of it — Paul Dudley WhiteContrary to the countrywide trend, tobacco use has spiralled in Assam, sending alarm bells ri...
By Ali Fauz Hassan in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 30.05.19

Meghalaya needs to curb tobacco use

Alarm bells have been sounded on the high usage of tobacco in Meghalaya, a state with the highest incidence of oesophageal cancer in the country.On the eve of the World No Tobacco Day, the Meghalaya g...
By Our Correspondent in Shillong

Jharkhand  /  Published 31.05.19

Brisk sales near schools on No-Tobacco Day

After years of procrastination, the state government has finally decided to implement provisions of an anti-tobacco law that prohibits the sale of cigarettes within 10 yard of schools, colleges and ho...
By Animesh Bisoee in Ranchi/Jamshedpur


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