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Punjab govt issues directives to enforce ban on smoking

17 days ago
LAHORE: Punjab government on Tuesday issued directives to all administrative secretaries, commissioners, deputy commissioners and district police officers (DPOs) to enforce ban on smoking in the province, ARY News reported. According to…

Senate repeals ‘West Pakistan Juvenile Smoking’ law of 1959

1 month, 1 day ago
ISLAMABAD: The Senate on Tuesday unanimously passed ‘The West Pakistan Juvenile smoking (Repeal) Bill, 2018’, arguing that an identical new law, which is Prohibition of Smoking and Protection of Non-Smokers Health Ordinance 2002, covers all…

Air China incident linked to co-pilot smoking e-cigarette

3 months, 6 days ago
SHANGHAI: An emergency descent by an Air China aircraft after oxygen levels dropped in the cabin has been linked to a co-pilot who was smoking an e-cigarette during the flight, state media said on Friday, citing China’s aviation regulator.…

Genetic obesity risk tied to smoking: study

4 months, 19 days ago
NEW YORK: Although smoking has long been associated with being thin, a recent genetic study suggests that a tendency to have excess body fat, especially around the waist, is also tied to a person’s odds of being a smoker. The findings…

‘Smoking is injurious to all, not only to women’

6 months, 1 day ago
Saba Qamar is one smart cookie and the lady has proven it time and again that she not only knows acting but also masters the art of dealing with trolls on social media. If anyone needed a proof, her recent picture is something he or she…

Mahira Khan caught in another ‘smoking’ controversy

6 months, 22 days ago
Mahira Khan made off-putting headlines last year after she was snapped smoking a cigarette with Bollywood actor Ranbir Kapoor, thus unleashing torrent of criticism on the actress in Pakistan – now the same controversy appears boiling up to…

Smoking tied to higher risk of hearing loss: study

7 months, 4 days ago
TOKYO: Smokers may be more likely to develop hearing loss than nonsmokers, and the risk increases with each additional cigarette people smoke on a typical day, a Japanese study suggests. Researchers examined data on almost 50,000…