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Delhi Police to fine those found smoking in public places

Want to light a cigarette at a public place, think twice. Delhi Police has decided to strictly enforce a fine of Rs 200 on smoking in public places.

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Smoking at home may make your child ill: Study

Parents, take note! Children who live with smokers fall ill more often than those not exposed to tobacco smoke, according to new research.

Smoking ‘beedis’ also causes gastric cancer: Study

Smoking 'beedis' is a causative factor for gastric cancer apart from that of lungs and the oral cavity, a study carried out in a Kerala district town said.

Smoking makes you less intelligent

You may want to quit smoking as a new study has suggested that smoking dumbs down the brain and kicking the habit will make you smarter.

Anti-smoking ads makes smokers ‘angry and defensive’

New study has suggested that anti-smoking advertisements could lower smokers' self-esteem making them angry and defensive which would make it less likely for them to quit.

Higher cigarette taxes may do more harm than good!

Increasing cigarette taxes may encourage smokers to seek more dangerous products with higher nicotine content rather than help them quit smoking, researchers including one of Indian-origin have found.

Rising taxes push smokers toward more danger

Increasing cigarette exercise taxes may have the unintended consequence of encouraging consumers to seek higher nicotine content and more dangerous cigarette products, according to study.

Study reveals link between smoking and alcohol

A recent study delved into the complex relationship between cigarettes and alcohol has come up with an explanation as to why many boozers also are smokers.

Smoking, binge boozing linked to epigenetic signs of aging

Washington D.C, Oct 9 (ANI): As per a recent study, cigarette smoking and heavy alcohol use are associated with epigenetic signs of aging.

1/3 of young Chinese men will die from smoking

Does China's future belong to women? Yes, if the men keep smoking as a new study has suggested that one in three of all the young men in China will eventually be killed by tobacco.

How reduced-nicotine cigarettes can help you kick the butt

A new study has suggested that reducing the addictive nicotine in cigarettes can help people to smoke less and feel more motivated to quit.

Reduced-nicotine cigarettes cuts urge of smoking

A new study has revealed that reduced-nicotine cigarettes decrease the dependence and frequency of smoking.

‘Kicking the butt’ helps in alcohol addiction recovery

A new study has revealed that smokers with history of alcohol problems are at a greater risk of relapsing than the non-smokers.

Stop smoking when your kids are around!

A new study has revealed that early exposure to smoke is associated with a risk of behavioural disorders in children.

Here’s why some ‘longtime smokers’ have healthy lungs

A team of scientists has come out with a reason behind why some people appear to have healthy lungs despite a lifetime of smoking.

Smoking, tobacco use main reason for cancer in northeastern region: ICMR scientist

High prevalence of smoking and tobacco use are the main cause of cancer in the northeastern region, says ICMR scientist Dr Prabhdeep Kaur

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To keep your teenager from smoking, kick the butt yourself

Smokers, you may want to kick that habit if you don't want your kids to smoke as a recent study showed that the more a parent smokes, the more their teenage son or daughter will also smoke.

Active, passive smokers have higher diabetes risk

As per a recent study, active and passive smokers have a significantly higher type 2 diabetes risk than people who have never smoked

Hookah alert: Hubble-bubble smoking bubbling up

As per new study, hookah tobacco smoking seems to be increasing in both prevalence and frequency.

Regular smokers have a higher risk of losing teeth

A new study has found that people who smoke regularly have a higher risk of losing their tooth.

Smoking doesn’t always shorten life, cause cancer: Top 5 reasons why

A new study has shown that smoking doesn't always mean a shortened life span or even cancer.

Brain region that plays central role in addiction identified; may unveil ‘quit’ trigger

Scientists have identified a region of the brain that may hold the key to helping people quit smoking and to treating other forms of addiction.

Anti-smoking drug doesn’t trigger heart disease, depression

A drug that helps smokers kick the butt does not increase their risk of heart attack and depression as was previously thought, a new study suggests.

Pfizer’s stop-smoking drug Chantix not linked to depression or heart risks

Pfizer's stop-smoking drug Chantix does not raise risks of heart attack or depression, contrary to previous reports, and should be recommended to more smokers wanting to quit, scientists said on Monday.

High schoolers use e-cigarettes to vape marijuana: US study

Nearly one in five high school students who said they used electronic cigarettes to vaporize nicotine also used them to vaporize pot, according to a survey of nearly 4,000 Connecticut teens.

Smokers! Quit-drug doesn’t up heart, depression risks

Smokers, now you can kick the cigarette habit sans worrying as a new study has revealed that a highly effective 'anti-smoking' drug doesn't increase the risks of heart attack and depression as previously thought.

Collin Farrel’s way of quitting smoking is insane

Can't quit smoking? Well, here's a weird way which helped Colin Farrell quit smoking.

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