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Tag: Cigarette

Smoking may increase sensitivity to social stress, says a new study

Paris: A cigarette should not be considered as a medium to loosen up, says a new study by the French National Centre for Scientific Research published on Tuesday. As per the reports of Efe news, in an experiment it was found that exposure to nicotine produced a stressing effect on lab mice. “(The experiments) suggest […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
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Graphic warnings can quash cigarettes' appeal to kids

New York: Cigarette ads with graphic warning labels that contain images such as bleeding, cancerous gums and lips can snuff out children’s view of smoking tobacco as cool, rebellious and fun, suggests a new research. These labels have the same anti-smoking effect as similar warning labels on cigarette packs. “This study suggests the value of […]

  • Friday, 09 July 2021
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E-cigarette use among US youth becomes an 'epidemic'

Chicago: Just days after the US city of Chicago took eight online retailers to court for illegally selling e-cigarettes to underage residents, federal agencies confirmed astonishing increases in nationwide youth use of e-cigarettes. According to the 2018 National Youth Tobacco Survey, released on Thursday by US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the Centres for […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
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Government urged to address illegal cigarette trade through GST

New Delhi: The Tobacco Institute of India — that represents tobacco farmers, cigarette manufacturers and ancillaries — urged the Centre on Thursday to use the GST to address the growing illegal cigarette trade and provide relief to distressed tobacco farmers in the country. The TII said that the step will provide relief to the legal […]

  • Monday, 05 July 2021
Cigarette butts can offer 'green' energy storage solution

Seoul: With used cigarette butts, South Korean scientists have developed a high-performing material that can be used to store energy and at the same free the environment from the toxicity of the cigarette filters. The new material could be integrated into computers, handheld devices, electric vehicles and wind turbines to store energy, the study noted. […]

  • Tuesday, 22 June 2021
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Smoking not linked to higher dementia risk, says study

New York: It is no secret that smoking increases the risk for cancer, heart disease, diabetes and even blindness. But puffing on a cigarette is not associated with a higher risk of dementia, says a new study. The present study, published in the Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease, stands in contrast to the previous research that […]

  • Sunday, 02 May 2021
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Hookah more toxic than other forms of smoking tobacco

New York: While the popularity of hookah (tobacco pipe) has increased in recent years, researchers say it may be more dangerous than other forms of smoking tobacco. Using a custom-built testing device, the researchers analysed emissions during a typical hookah session and found that one draw from a pipe contained as many noxious substances as […]

  • Tuesday, 27 April 2021
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