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World No-Tobacco Day: The History Of Misleading Tobacco Ads And Experts' Calls To Ban Them

World No-Tobacco Day: The History Of Misleading Tobacco Ads And Experts' Calls To Ban Them

For decades, tobacco companies used doctors in ads to show cigarettes as 'healthy'. Experts now urge government to ban tobacco ads.

31 May 2022
World No-Tobacco Day: 81% Smokers Willing To Pay Extra For Health Insurance Cover: Study

World No-Tobacco Day: 81% Smokers Willing To Pay Extra For Health Insurance Cover: Study

83 per cent of the respondents had disclosed their smoking habits while purchasing health insurance policies and 81 per cent of the respondents agreed they...

31 May 2022

India Scored A Self-Goal With Its E-Cigarette Ban

Amid mounting evidence pointing to the relative safety of e-cigarettes compared to combustible ones, India’s ban on the former appears to be on shaky ground

Smokers Are 1.4 Times More Likely To Report Severe Covid Symptoms As Compared To Non-Smokers

Smokers Are 1.4 Times More Likely To Report Severe Covid Symptoms As Compared To Non-Smokers

Being an important immune modulator, tobacco suppresses the immune system by reducing antibody responses and thereby causing hindrance to fight coronavirus.

31 May 2021

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