Tobacco

It vaping a good idea? A study shows that E-cigarettes are an “obstacle” to youth smoking

Jun 18, 2016 | | Say something

Is it a good idea to get the trend vaping? According to a new study, electronic cigarettes are playing an important role in reducing the likelihood that young smokers, in many cases act as an “obstacle” to fuel snuff. In-depth qualitative interviews with young people aged 16 to 25 across Scotland and England, most participants […more]

graphic health warnings can force people to reduce the consumption of snuff

Jun 2, 2016 | | Say something

snuff consumption constitutes the greatest threat to health public in the world today, and more than 1 billion people worldwide consume. Is the leading preventable cause of premature death worldwide, killing more than 6 million people each year and is a risk factor for August 6th leading causes of death worldwide. It is also the […more]

Trying to quit smoking? Here’s why go cold turkey will not help

Jun 1, 2016 | | Say something

Trying to quit smoking? Here’s why go cold turkey will not help ; After years of smoking, they have finally decided to get rid of this habit and kick back forever. First, congratulations on your decision to quit, because it shows that you are brave enough to walk the long and arduous path of de-addiction […more]

Call 1800-11-2356 National Tobacco Quit Line to quit: JP Nadda

May 30, 2016 | | Say something

JP Nadda, Minister of Health launches National Tobacco Quit Line, 1800112356, today on the eve of World No Snuff . 52.3% of the Indian population is open to secondhand smoke at home, 29.9% in the workplace and 29% in public places, according to the Global Tobacco Survey adults (GATS-India 2010) recently unveiled. Passive smoking is […more]

World No Snuff-day experts say that every cigarette you rots from the inside out

May 30, 2016 | | Say something

Gory pictures on cigarette packs representing the dangers of smoking have helped people quit the ass. But despite all pictures of diseased lungs and heart, the number of girls who are smoking is increasing. One of the main responsibilities and a great opportunity in public health in the 21st century is to prevent the increase […more]

World No Snuff Day (May 31) – What everyone needs to know about party drugs and performance aids

May 30, 2016 | | Say something

adolescence is a critical period of development, and adolescents are given to be experimental with a lot of risk taking behaviors, including the use and abuse of drugs and alcohol. The line between occasional use and drug abuse is thin and dangerous, and more often than not, addiction sneaks into the teenager with a gradual […more]

85% of pictorial health warning on snuff products has led to the growth of the black market? FICCI says

May 28, 2016 | | Say something

The Government should reconsider the rule requiring 85 percent of snuff product packaging to show the pictorial health warning, which has led to rapid growth of the black market, said industry organizations FICCI and CII on Friday. “In fact, it is a matter of concern that the regulation of snuff in India, instead of achieving […more]

Snuff control is the key to reducing the increase in cases of lung cancer

May 14, 2016 | | Say something

As treatment outcomes lung cancer are difficult and five-year survival is extremely low, the prevention of lung cancer is a public health priority. Therefore, the effective implementation of policies based on evidence and full control of snuff will make a big difference in slashing new cases of lung cancer and prevention of many other diseases, […more]

Delhi prohibits all forms of chewing snuff for a year

Apr 15, 2016 | | Say something

The Delhi government has banned the manufacture, storage, distribution and sale pan masala, gutkha, and all forms of chewing snuff for one year. According to a notification issued by the Department of Food Safety, unpackaged products of chewing snuff, too, they are covered by the scope of the ban. (Read: 50 percent of graphic warnings […more]