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September 11, 2017

20 kg tobacco products seized from Lucknow Metro points to serious healthcare challenges

After the initial hiccups of starting and stopping, the Lucknow metro seems to have finally settled down on its own. The cash register has been ringing […]
September 6, 2017

Not just cancer and heart problems, tobacco may cause blindness: AIIMS docs

The blindness is often irreversible, the doctors said. Additionally, those who smoke tobacco significantly increase their risk of developing cataract compared to non-smokers. It’s a well-known […]
August 25, 2017

Tobacco users found to be poor in studies

It is a gateway that leads users to other potent drugs, says a study done among school children. A survey of more than 7,500 high school […]
August 24, 2017

In Mumbai slums, one in every sixth child of 14-17 years uses tobacco

In the study, the prevalence of use of tobacco was 17.5 per cent. Overall, smokeless tobacco use was higher than the type smoked. Gutkha was the […]