Smoking

  • Is putting age limit for smoking good idea to curb tobacco use? August 21, 2014

    There is more bad news for cigarette smokers as there could soon be an age limit for smokers. Three months into being in power, the Narendra Modi government is working on curbing the consumption of tobacco products. Here are views from the viewers of CNN-IBN. ...
  • TWTW: Cyrus Broacha discusses the 'advantages' of cigarette smoking June 22, 2014

    While Health Minister Harsh Vardhan asked Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, to increase the rates of cigarettes, Cyrus Broacha in this episode of 'The Week That Wasn't' discusses the 'advantages' of smoking. ...
  • Watch: I quit smoking because I'm scared of my wife, says Barack Obama September 24, 2013

    US President Barack Obama confessed that he quit smoking as he is scared of his wife Michelle Obama. The entire conversation was caught on an open mic. ...
  • CJ Awards: CJ Navin on how harmful tobacco can be February 18, 2013

    CJ Navin Khanna on how harmful tobacco can be and why the warnings about the sufferings shouldn't be taken lightly. ...
  • Are crackers indispensible for Diwali celebrations? November 15, 2012

    Is it possible to celebrate Diwali without crackers? Well many clearly don't think so, till then a smokeless Diwali remains a distant future. ...
  • Living It Up: How to quit smoking August 11, 2012

    Join Anupam in a crash course in smoking de-addiction. ...
  • Living it up: smoking kills 1 in 5 males in India October 3, 2011

    On this episode join Anupam, a smoker, on a crash course in smoking de-addiction. ...
  • Amitav Ghosh talks about 'River of Smoke' June 19, 2011

    Amitav Ghosh in a special interview to CNN-IBN speaks about on his new book 'River of Smoke', the sequel to 'Sea of Poppies'. ...
  • FTN: Have anti tobacco campaigns been a failure? June 1, 2011

    On Face The Nation, Sagarika Ghose asks a panel of experts if anti tobacco campaigns have been a failure. ...
  • Spain bans smoking inside bars, restaurants January 3, 2011

    Spaniards spend a lot of time in bars, and will probably spend less time now. ...
  • Fight against Tobacco, the silent killer October 19, 2010

    Nearly 0.9 million tobacco-related deaths occur in India annually as compared to 5.5 million world wide. ...
  • Smoking, high BP can shorten life spans March 25, 2010

    Researchers out of Harvard and the University of Washington found certain preventable health factors such as smoking, high blood pressure, elevated blood sugar and being overweight can shorten life spans in Americans. ...
  • Smoking can raise risk of Type Two diabetes January 6, 2010

    New Delhi: Quitting smoking saves lives, reducing the chance of heart disease as well as different kinds of cancer. But new research suggests it can also raise the risk of Type Two diabetes. CNN's Dr Sanjay Gupta has more on what that means for smokers trying to quit. ...
  • Obama issues toughest anti-smoking act June 23, 2009

    President Obama wants more people to stay away from cigarettes. So he's set in motion the strongest-ever anti-smoking government act. ...
  • Obama signs landmark anti-smoking law bill June 23, 2009

    Obama passes a heavy-hitting bill hitting ad campaigns aimed at teens. ...
  • Lighting up on cinema is fine: Health Minister June 1, 2009

    New Delhi: Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad is not going to ease up on tobacco promotion but doesn’t mind smoking shown on cinema. "(Smoking) on screen I think is entertainment and it has nothing to do with cigarette smoking or tobacco consumption,” he told CNN-IBN. ...
  • Bollywood urges yout o say no to tobacco May 31, 2009

    World No Tobacco Day was observed around on May 31. ...
  • Quitting smoking is hard: Barack Obama February 4, 2009

    Washington: CNN's Anderson Cooper sat down with President Barack Obama Tuesday in the White House for a one-on-one interview. After all the hard-hitting political questions, he asked the President if he's fallen off the smoking wagon. ...
  • IBNLiving: Exploring dangers of third-hand smoke January 12, 2009

    If you thought cutting out passive smoking means you're safeguarding your health, that is not quite true in this week's doc talk, Dr Amit Varma explores the dangers of third-hand smoke. ...
  • Bollywood buzz: Ajay gets sued, Sanjay to be politician January 9, 2009

    While Ajay Devgan got sued for puffing his way at the Chandigarh airport, Munnabhai Sanjay Dutt hit the headlines for his next big role - that of a 'practicing' politician. And together, they kept Bollywood, buzzing ...
  • Best of Tech Toyz: Quit smoking with just Rs 3,600 December 28, 2008

    The electronic super cigarette will help you go from a high nicotine level to a nil nicotine level. But are you willing to shell out that much? ...
  • IBNLiving: Smoker's cough, first sign of deadly disease November 20, 2008

    Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease or COPD is a life-threatening lung disease that interferes with normal breathing. It is certainly more than a smoker's cough. ...
  • Watch: Public reacts on the smoking ban October 2, 2008

    No Smoking in Public says the government. But will the ban work? Is passive smoke really that injurious to your friends? Satyarth Nayak has the details. ...
  • Smoking ban leaves businessmen fuming October 2, 2008

    Hotels and restaurant owners are a worried lot: they will have to ensure a separate enclosure with the specifications if they want to allow their clients to smoke. ...
  • IBN LIVING: Passive smoking increases risk of stroke August 1, 2008

    We all know that smoking is injurious to health, but how many of us know that second hand smoke can lead to heart and lung problems in those who live with smokers. So, if you looking for a good reason to quit smoking, this can be one of them. Three...
  • To cut down on pollution, China kicks the butt May 1, 2008

    All geared up for the Olympics, China is trying to clean up air pollution caused by smoking. Millions of Chinese smokers will now have to find an alternative as the massive ban goes into effect. Eunice Yoon reports on how the Government is trying to help its citizens kick the...
  • Fag end of news: Liquid cigarettes to help kick butt March 3, 2008

    Would you believe that a new type of cigarette could be just the thing to get smokers to stop? CNN's Shelly Walcott explains. ...
  • The Week That Wasn't: To smoke or not to smoke February 3, 2008

    Watch news spoofs with Cyrus Broacha as he takes on the SRK-Ramadoss issue of smoking on screen. ...
  • Filmy Fiscal: Film-o-metre finally announces a hit November 5, 2007

    Last Friday there were no releases CNN-IBN’s Rohit Khilnani is here with filmi fiscal with the final verdict of Jab We Met and No Smoking. ...
  • Filmy Fiscal: Shahid, Kareena rock BO but John is all smoke, no fire October 29, 2007

    Find out what the film-o-meter has this week for the filmdom. ...