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Saturday, December 04, 2021



How does tobacco affect new moms and babies? An expert answers

June 01, 2020 4:35 pm

Smoking, active or passive, can affect new mothers whether or not they are lactating, said Dr Bakshi. She said nicotine, when it is inside the body, can lead to the constriction of blood vessels.

World No Tobacco Day: Why this lockdown is the best time to quit tobacco

May 31, 2020 9:59 am

A public awareness drive and better industrial resolve will help to reduce or even stop the use of tobacco products.

Anti-tobacco measures: Doctors write to PM Modi to implement new set of pictorial warning

March 29, 2016 12:00 am

At least 653 doctors and office-bearers of medical societies across the country have urged the Prime Minister to implement the new set of ‘pictorial warning’ against tobacco from April 1.

'Thumbs down' to B'wood films showing tobacco use

May 31, 2013 12:40 pm

Out of 31 films reviewed so far,only 13 films have received thumbs up

Students,activists seek anti-tobacco chapters in school curriculum

September 10, 2012 12:54 am

Sonu Solanki first consumed gutkha at age 12 because of peer pressure. Soon,he became an addict and started emptying 5-6 packets into his mouth daily.