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Lancet lauds India’s bid to curb smokeless tobacco, calls it ‘exemplary’

India’s efforts to curb smokeless tobacco use is “exemplary”,according to the latest Lancet Global Health Research Review.

Scientists have found non-smoking adolescents who use e-cigarettes, smokeless tobacco or tobacco water pipes are more likely to start smoking conventional cigarettes within a year.(Shutterstock)
Updated on May 31, 2023 05:04 AM IST
By, New Delhi

Anti-Tobacco Day 2023: World No Tobacco Day date, history, significance, theme

Anti-Tobacco Day 2023: Here's all you need to know about the date, history, significance, theme and celebration of World No Tobacco Day this year

Anti-Tobacco Day 2023: Date, history, significance, theme and celebration of World No Tobacco Day this year (PHOTO FOR REPRESENTATION PURPOSE ONLY)
Published on May 30, 2023 04:24 PM IST
ByZarafshan Shiraz, New Delhi

7 mobile phones, tobacco recovered from Ludhiana Central Jail inmates

Jail staff at Ludhiana Central Jail recovered seven mobile phones and 170 gm tobacco during surprise checks after an inmate fled. Several inmates have been caught and cases have been lodged against them.

Three separate cases under Sections 52 A (1) of the Prisons Act have been lodged against the accused. (HT File Photo)
Updated on May 11, 2023 11:23 PM IST
By, Ludhiana

British American Tobacco fined $629 million for ‘illegal sale’ to North Korea

The Justice Department put the full figure at $629 million; BAT said it was $635 million, without explaining the difference.

FILE PHOTO: A woman walks past the British American Tobacco offices in London, Britain October 21, 2016. REUTERS/Stefan Wermuth/File Photo(REUTERS)
Published on Apr 26, 2023 03:47 AM IST

Netherlands bans sale of of ‘addictive, harmful’ nicotine pouches

“This is bad, because nicotine is addictive and harmful. That's why I'm glad we will now treat these products the same as tobacco products,” minister said.

The new rules will also prohibit the use of nicotine pouches and other tobacco-free nicotine products in places where smoking is not allowed. (Istock)
Published on Apr 21, 2023 09:49 PM IST
Reuters | | Posted by Yagya Sharma
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