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World No Tobacco Day 2021: Date, history, theme, significance amid Covid-19(Instagram/DolbyVivisol)

World No Tobacco Day 2021: Date, history, theme, significance amid Covid-19

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Zarafshan Shiraz
UPDATED ON MAY 30, 2021 09:05 PM IST
  • World No Tobacco Day 2021: Here’s all you need to know about when is World No Tobacco Day, its history, theme this year and its significance amid Covid-19
Ban on flavoured tobacco products or vaping might lead teens to smoke cigarettes(Unsplash)
Ban on flavoured tobacco products or vaping might lead teens to smoke cigarettes(Unsplash)

Ban on flavoured tobacco products or vaping might lead teens to smoke cigarettes

ANI |
UPDATED ON MAY 30, 2021 12:16 PM IST
According to a new study, believed to be the first to assess how complete flavour bans affect youth smoking habits, high school students' odds of smoking conventional cigarettes doubled due to ban on flavoured tobacco products or flavoured vaping
According to the Gurugram police, 15,487 people were booked for smoking in public between December 2017 and January 2018.(File photo)
According to the Gurugram police, 15,487 people were booked for smoking in public between December 2017 and January 2018.(File photo)

Gurugram ranks first in state for public smoking penalties

Gurugram, Hindustan Times | By Sonali Verma
UPDATED ON MAY 31, 2018 10:47 PM IST
Gurugram accounted for 29,989 of the 39,000 fines issued under the Cigarettes and Other Tobacco Products Act (COTPA) between January 2017 and April 2018.
Interestingly, according to research, people who quit smoking also start drinking lesser alcohol.(Shutterstock)
Interestingly, according to research, people who quit smoking also start drinking lesser alcohol.(Shutterstock)

Consumption of alcohol, tobacco could pose bigger health threat than drugs

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Manali Shah
UPDATED ON MAY 13, 2018 12:34 PM IST
Around the world, heavy alcohol drinking and smoking cigarettes pose a greater threat to human health than illicit drugs, a new study has found.
Time to quit smoking , Cigarette butts on the calendar(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Time to quit smoking , Cigarette butts on the calendar(Getty Images/iStockphoto)

Smoking causes more heart problems in middle age, quit now

Indo Asian News Service, New York | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON APR 16, 2018 07:03 PM IST
Smoking into your middle age could lead to many heart complications, suggests a new study. Current smokers were nearly three times more likely to be hospitalised for heart failure, while current smokers who smoked a pack or more a day were over three times more likely to be hospitalised, says the study.
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