September 2017

September 30, 2017

Karnataka Govt bans loose sale of tobacco products with immediate effect

The Karnataka state government on Wednesday issued a formal notification banning the loose sale of cigarettes, beedis and chewing tobacco products with immediate effect. The Congress-led […]
September 25, 2017


“I Don’t Believe” warns people about the deadly harms of using smokeless tobacco, which is used by tens of millions of Indians every day.Watch full video […]
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 […]