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Air India Passenger Sent To Jail For Unruly Behaviour

Another incident of unruly behaviour by passenger in a flight was reported. In Mumbai, an Air India passenger was sent to jail, after he misbehaved with the crew members and was caught smoking in the flight.  Later, when he was asked to pay bail amount of Rs 25,000, the accused identified as Ratnakar Dwivedi, he refused to pay the cash amount claiming bail amount to be Rs 250. 

Tue, 14 Mar 2023 - 01:15 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Maharashtra, Mumbai Airport, Court, Air India Passenger, Smoking


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24 Year Old Woman Arrested For Smoking In Flight

On an Indigo aircraft from Kolkata, a 24-year-old lady was allegedly caught smoking in the restroom. She was detained upon landing in Bengaluru last week. Later, she was released on bail. K Shankar, an airport security official, filed a police report saying, Priyanka C, who was travelling from Kolkata in an Indigo 6E-716 flight, smoked in the middle of the flight.

Thu, 09 Mar 2023 - 10:37 AM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: indigo flight, arrested, Smoking, Flight Crew, FIR


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15-Year-Old Consumes Entire Pack Of Cigarettes After Being 'Inspired' By KGF's Rocky Bhai

A 15-year-old boy from Hyderabad got influenced by the protagonist Rocky Bhai and smoked a complete pack of smokes after seeing KGF Chapter 2 three times in two days. He was taken to a hospital with terrible throat soreness. "Movie-makers and actors have a moral responsibility to not glamorize acts like smoking cigarettes or chewing tobacco or consuming alcohol," pulmonologist Dr. Rohith Reddy Pathuri stated in response to the case. 

Sat, 28 May 2022 - 07:30 PM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: KGF Chapter 2, Cigarettes, Smoking, Hyderabad, Movie

Courtesy: India Today


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Quitting Smoking May Be Harder For Women Than Men:Study

According to a research, The first day of smoking is more challenging for female smokers as compared with men. In addition to, women find it difficult to quit smoking once and for all. “Compared to male smokers, women tend to rate graphic warning labels overall as more credible, evoking more negative emotions, and eliciting higher motivation to quit,” noted an author of the study.

Thu, 27 Jan 2022 - 09:30 AM / by Shaloo Priya

Tags: Health, Women, Smoking, research, New York City

Courtesy: Everyday Health

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India Ranks 2nd With More Smokers Aged 16 To 64: Report

India has ranked second in the number of smokers aged between 16 and 64 years, according to a report prepared by "The International Commission to Reignite the Fight Against Smoking". Reportedly, around 250,002,133 Indians in the said age group are smokers. The report also stated that India has one the highest number of oral cancer cases, and a very low "quit rate", at about 20 percent.

Thu, 18 Nov 2021 - 05:35 PM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: Smoking, Cigarettes, India, Tobacco, Indian youths

Courtesy: Free Press Journal


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Oklahoma Smokes Hemp Cigarettes To Help In Quitting Smoking

'Oklahoma Smokes' have become one-of-its-kind healthy cigarettes for individuals addicted to near-ubiquitous hobby of smoking. Made of naturally grown hemp flower, Oklahoma Smokes are free of harmful additives including nicotine and tobacco that are used in normal cigarettes. Interestingly, the outlook of the safer alternative is reminiscent to the regular ones. Moreover, the nicotine-free smoke gives blissful experience to smoker, thereby … read-more

Tue, 04 May 2021 - 06:50 PM / by Ronit John

Tags: Oklahoma Smokes, oklahoma, Smoking, Tobacco, nicotine, Cancer, healthy smoking

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Men Aged 50 Or Above At Higher Risk Of Early Death Than Women: Study

The risk of early death in men aged 50 or above is 60% higher than women of the same-age group, revealed a study published in Canadian Medical Association Journal. The study suggested that the mortality gap can be credited to socio-economic factors, lifestyle, health issues like smoking and heart diseases in men, and social factors. However, the research stated the risk gap varied among different countries. The research sampled over 1,79,000… read-more

Thu, 18 Mar 2021 - 05:14 PM / by Harsh Vardhan

Tags: Canadian Medical Association Journal, Smoking, Heart Diseases, Mortality Gap

Courtesy: The Indian Express

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Experts Call To Consider COVID-19 As Opportunity To Quit Smoking

Health experts have warned that consumption of tobacco not only triggers life-threatening diseases but also inflicts many short-term health-threats including anxiety, appetite loss and yellow fingers among others. In an alarming revelation, Dr Sibasish Dey said that India shares nearly 38% of the global Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) deaths and smoking is leading factor of the COPD growth. Citing COVID-19 health implications,… read-more

Sun, 03 Jan 2021 - 10:00 AM / by Sakshi Amrutkar

Tags: Tobacco, Smoking, COPD, Covid-19, pandemic, WHO

Courtesy: The Indian Express


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Passive Smoking Also Causes Lung Cancer: Health Experts

Passive smoking increases the risk of lung cancer in non-smokers as well, according to health experts. "Almost 25% of all lung cancer patients are non-smokers," said Dr Ashu Abhishek, the senior consultant at Fortis Hospital. Pollution, genetic exposure and occupational exposure are some ways, through which a person can be indirectly exposed to nicotine that increases the risk. However, the doctor said lung cancer in non-smokers was less… read-more

Mon, 09 Nov 2020 - 10:54 AM / by Nikita Thakur

Tags: Lung Cancer, Lung disease, Cancer awareness, Health News, Smoking