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HC issues rule on depiction of smoking in movies, theatre

The High Court on Tuesday issued a rule asking the government to explain as to why the ineffectiveness of the authorities concerned in preventing scenes depicting smoking in movies and plays, should ...

HC issues rule on depiction of smoking in movies, theatre

Smoking can go beyond lungs, impact quality of life

According to the World Health Organisation, lung cancer was the most common causes of cancer led death in 2020. According to the physicians, the most significant risk factor for lung cancer is ...

Smoking can go beyond lungs, impact quality of life

E-cigarettes in Bangladesh create a cloud of debate

A debate that whether vaping is an effective method of harm-reduction (by quitting smoking) or not has surfaced world-wide.

Researchers found e-cigarettes likely to help cause lung infections.

Vaping linked to mental fog: Studies

There appears to be a clear link between e-cigarette use and mental fog as two new studies have found that those who vape were more likely to report difficulty concentrating, remembering, or making ...

This file photo taken on 2 October 2018 shows a man exhaling smoke from an electronic cigarette in Washington, DC. New York became the second US state to ban flavored e-cigarettes Tuesday, following several deaths linked to vaping that have raised fears about a product long promoted as less harmful than smoking. Photo: AFP

Report reveals tobacco industry’s moves to shape policy in Bangladesh

The report says that Bangladesh’s progress in the implementation of Article 5.3 of WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control is not satisfactory at all

Children fill up empty cigarettes with locally grown tobacco in a factory at Haragach in Rangpur district, Bangladesh

Anti-smoking umbrella procession

An 'anti-smoking umbrella procession' was held on the occasion of National Tobacco Free Day 2020 as part of a month-long programme to stop illegal advertisements of tobacco companies.

Anti-smoking umbrella procession

Risks of coronavirus infection for smokers

People who have chronic obstructive pulmonary disease due to smoking are more likely to have complications if they are infected with coronavirus

Smokers are said to be more vulnerable to coronavirus

'Lonely people less likely to quit smoking'

Being lonely may make it harder to quit smoking as the researchers now say there is evidence for a causal link between the prolonged experience of loneliness and smoking.

Being lonely may make it harder to quit smoking, say researchers.

World No Tobacco Day 2020 being observed

Bangladesh is observing the World No Tobacco Day 2020 on Sunday with other countries of the world

World No Tobacco Day 2020 being observed

'Thirdhand' smoke poses health risks

The stale odor that announces a smoker's entry into a room may be more than merely unpleasant. A new study by scientists at Yale University has found that compounds from tobacco smoke can infiltrate ...

'Thirdhand' smoke poses health risks, say US scientists
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