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#ThrowbackToday: When Bhutan kicked the butt for good a decade ago today

In today's #TBT, we look back on the ban that Bhutan levied on tobacco and its products and how the Buddhist kingdom was hailed internationally for it. Also, here's the latest updated on the ban

Published on 16th June 2021
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Stress, free time, boredom resulted in increase in number of cigarettes smoked a day during COVID-19

In contrast, 10 per cent of participants decreased their tobacco use and attributed that to schedule changes, being around non-smokers such as children and health reasons

Published on 31st March 2021
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Tobacco smoke-exposed children often use emergency health services more: Study

The findings of the study were recently published in the journal PLOS ONE. The research was led by the University of Cincinnati

Published on 25th March 2021
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Around 76 per cent school, college students are forced to watch tobacco ads: AIIMS Prof

Famous cancer specialist and Regional Director, HCG Hospital, Bangalore, Dr Vishal Rao, said that the chances of addiction in adolescence are high. So these companies are specifically targeting them

Published on 31st January 2021
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Poor diet top contributor to heart disease deaths globally, finds study

Tobacco use ranked as the fourth highest contributor to ischaemic heart disease deaths in men but only seventh in women

Published on 16th October 2020
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Walls of medical college in Jodhpur painted with COVID-19 slogans to spread awareness

Slogans like 'It isn't just tobacco, spitting can also be injurious to health' and 'precaution is the ultimate treatment' were seen painted on the walls

Published on 7th June 2020
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More than 40 million across the globe begin using tobacco between ages 13 and 15: WHO

Even during a global pandemic, the tobacco and nicotine industry is pushing its products, the WHO said, adding that these addictive substances limit people's ability to fight coronavirus

Published on 31st May 2020
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Tobacco addiction on the rise among Coimbatore students, teachers ask Edu dept for solution

After several cases of consumption of alcohol, tobacco and gutka in the class, teachers have approached the Education department to take concrete measures

Published on 8th November 2019
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Even exposure to smoker's fingers can cause respiratory problems in children: Study

According to a study published in the journal Tobacco Use Insights, not smoking around children does not prevent exposure to nicotine

Published on 10th February 2019
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World No Tobacco Day: How tobacco and cancer is tearing this family's life apart

Sathish's wife didn't realise that her husband was addicted to tobacco, she didn't know that it could lead to cancer either till she had to find out on her own

Published on 31st May 2018

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