The union finance minister Arun Jaitley today proposed a higher sin tax on tobacco products like cigarettes, gutka and pan masala thus making these tobacco product even costlier and thus eventually helping people quit tobacco for good. The proposed increase
World No Tobacco Day Today is World No Tobacco Day – a day to mark the celebration of global efforts to curb global tobacco epidemic and a day to increase the awareness of life threatening tobacco effects. Every year, tobacco
Second Hand Smoke is the smoke that non-smoker breathes-in from a surrounding smoker. It has fatal health effects on the person even if the person is not a smoker. – In adults, second-hand smoke causes serious cardiovascular and respiratory diseases,
Tobacco caused 100 million deaths in the 20th century. If current trends continue, it may cause one billion deaths in the 21st century. This post is a part of the World No Tobacco Day 2014 campaign of Truth About Tobacco.
The ugly Truth About Tobacco: Unless we act, the tobacco epidemic will kill 8 million people every year across the globe. It is time to act now. This post is a part of the World No Tobacco Day 2014 campaign of Truth About
According to a report published by the World Health Organization (WHO) the global tobacco epidemic kills nearly 6 million people every year across the globe. This includes 60,000 deaths from the passive or second-hand smoke. This post is a