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Young want to look cool: Plea in Supreme Court seeks increase in smoking age on World No Tobacco Day

Human rights grounds can also be used to justify protecting people from the dangers of active smoking, according to the plea

Published on 31st May 2022
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What happened on January 11? First telegram was sent, smoking was deemed harmful

Amelia Earhart, one of the world's most celebrated aviators, flew solo from Hawaii to California for the first time on January 11, 1935

Published on 10th January 2022
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What The FAQ: How practical is New Zealand's 'lifetime' ban on cigarettes

New Zealand has plans to make the island nation a country with less than 5% active smoking adults by 2025. Right now, it is way short of that target

Published on 10th December 2021
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Smoking highly likely to increase risk of COVID-19 severity, death, finds study

The researchers found that compared with people who had never smoked, current smokers were 80 per cent more likely to be admitted to hospital and significantly more likely to die from COVID-19

Published on 28th September 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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Over 72 per cent of shops near educational institutes display cigarettes, tobacco products: Survey

A total of 1,011 educational institutions were investigated for this study using a mobile app in 25 cities across 10 states by two public health groups

Published on 25th January 2021
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Ohio State University study: Vaping linked to increased smoking in teenagers

This research followed more than 1,200 boys from urban Franklin County and nine rural Appalachian counties in Ohio for two years. They were 11 to 16 years old when they entered the study

Published on 18th December 2020
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COVID-19 patients who smoke, vape are at higher risk than others: Study

"COVID-19 seems to have this ability to increase the risk for blood coagulation, as does smoke," Luca Cucullo, lead researcher, said. "This may ultimately translate in higher risk for stroke."

Published on 26th July 2020
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Exposure to parental smoking during childhood can lead to learning, memory problems: Study

Active smoking is known to be detrimental to cognitive function and to contribute to the occurrence of cognitive deficits

Published on 16th April 2020
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Smoking can trigger severe leg pain, poor wound healing, reveals a John Hopkins Univ study

The study found that compared with never-smokers, those who smoked for more than 40 pack-years had roughly four times more risk for peripheral artery disease

Published on 24th July 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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This 16-year-old turned her school project into a book about smoking and donated the profits to a cancer foundation

Sukkriti turned her school project into a book about the harms of smoking and donated the proceeds to an NGO

Published on 27th August 2018
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Attention parents: Your teenager brat is not likely to study, get a job or a marriage proposal if he doesn't quit smoking pot

According to study by the University of Connecticut on 1,165 young adults, teenagers who smoke pot and drink alcohol are less likely to be successful in life

Published on 6th November 2017

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