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[Asia, India] ‘Medical colleges should set up tobacco clinics’

The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) is planning to recommend cancellation of registration of those medical colleges that do not have tobacco cessation clinics...ICMR would set up three tobacco testing laboratories in Guwahati, Mumbai and Noida i
Times of India
added Apr 26, 2018 13:55
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[Asia, India] NICPR-ICMR report recommends banning selling, import of smokeless tobacco products

A government body along with the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) has compiled a report that recommends banning manufacture, selling and import of smokeless tobacco products as per a WHO framework. The first-ever compilation of the global progre
PTI - Press Trust of India (in)
added Apr 25, 2018 14:06
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[New York] Seneca cigarette tax dispute causes businessman to build possible new Thruway exit in Western NY

Eric White, the owner of Big Indian Smoke Shop in Irving, is taking steps to build his own off-ramp that leads to his smoke shop. White is a member of the Seneca Nation of Indians. He's reportedly building the ramp as part of a personal protest after lo
Syracuse (NY) Post-Standard
added Apr 17, 2018 10:17
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[Asia, India] Dna Exclusive: Iit-Delhi students fume over 'smoking and drinking' diktat w/Photo

A decision by the Indian Institute of Technology-Delhi administration to take action against students for smoking and drinking on the campus has set off angry reactions from the students, who have termed the move an act of "moral policing".
DNA India (in)
added Apr 9, 2018 02:11
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[Asia] 'Clinical' strike for #smokefreeindia

Vital Strategies, on Thursday commended the Indian government on the launch of a national tobacco control mass media campaign to warn people about the harm of exposure to second-hand tobacco smoke (SHS).
IANS - Indo-Asian News Service (in)
added Mar 23, 2018 15:34
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United States Tribal Territories (Indian Reservations) Tobacco/E-Cigarette Products Report 2018 - A Unique Opportunity for the Vaping Trade? - ResearchAndMarkets.com

The purpose of this report is to examine the issue of tobacco product sales in tribal (also known as Indian or pueblo) territories in the US, and to examine the potential opportunities for the nicotine-alternatives sector.
Business Wire
added Mar 22, 2018 15:41
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Over half a million children in India are smoking cigarettes everyday

For all the government’s efforts to discourage smoking, it remains a common sight across India. What’s worse is that the deadly habit can begin incredibly early, affecting children as young as 10 years old. There are over 625,000 Indian children (pdf) a
Quartz
added Mar 20, 2018 22:18
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VIDEO: Winnebago Tribe of Nebraska's long-smoldering cigarette dispute with feds heats up

“They have wanted the documents, I think … so they can create problems for us with other states,’’ Monaghan said last week. “Every state deals with this issue of taxation and distribution (of cigarettes manufactured on Indian land). The ATF, I think, was
Omaha (NE) World Herald
added Mar 14, 2018 22:52
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Tobacco industry misappropriation of American Indian culture and traditional tobacco [FREE FULL TEXT]

The historical and cultural significance of traditional tobacco was used to validate commercially available tobacco....Findings underscore the need for ongoing monitoring of tobacco industry marketing tactics directed at exploiting Native culture and cou
Tobacco Control
added Mar 2, 2018 02:03
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Tobacco industry misappropriation of American Indian culture and traditional tobacco

misrepresenting American Indian traditions, values and beliefs to market and sell their products for profit. Findings underscore the need for ongoing monitoring of tobacco industry marketing tactics directed at exploiting Native culture and counter-market
Tobacco Control
added Feb 20, 2018 00:19
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