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[Asia, India] Rusan Healthcare launches nicotine replacement therapy for tobacco de-addiction

2baconil patches is a new form of Nicotine Replacement Therapy (NRT), now available in India to the doctors and patients seeking treatment for tobacco de-addiction. According to a study done by Global Adults Tobacco Survey (GATS), 60 per cent of Indian (in)
added Apr 28, 2015 13:14

What would Indian reservations mean in Alaska?

The deadline approaches for Gov. Bill Walker and Attorney General Craig Richards to decide whether to appeal a federal court ruling in the Akiachak case...would probably have no state or local taxes on gasoline and tobacco sales. In addition, tribal memb
Fairbanks (AK) Daily News-Miner
added Apr 27, 2015 09:00

[Asia] India Tobacco Giant Tries Short Cigarettes as Taxes Hit Demand

India’s smokers are favoring cheaper options such as chewing and leaf-wrapped tobacco over cigarettes, as rising taxes prompt British American Tobacco Plc’s Indian associate to sell shorter sticks with lower duties.
Bloomberg News
added Apr 17, 2015 16:16

[Asia, India, UK, USA] Thank you for smoking: A brief history of tobacco warning labels

The Indian health ministry's attempts at issuing warning labels on tobacco products is eerily similar to how the US and the UK began doing the same (in)
added Apr 2, 2015 18:05
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[Asia, India] BJP MP's comments on tobacco and cancer kick up storm

A huge controversy broke out on Tuesday over comments by a Parliamentary panel head and BJP MP Dilip Gandhi that there was no Indian study to confirm tobacco use leads to cancer, leaving the Government embarassed and rival parties and the medical fratern
PTI - Press Trust of India (in)
added Apr 2, 2015 14:38
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[Asia, India] Tamilnadu People's Forum for Tobacco Control condemns BJP MP Dilip Gandhi

BJP MP Dilip Kumar Gandhi's statement on the need for an Indian study to prove that tobacco causes cancer is completely preposterous, feels Tamilnadu People's Forum for Tobacco Control (TNPFTC).
merinews (in)
added Apr 2, 2015 01:48

Indian parliament needs more proof smoking causes cancer

As India braced to miss the April 1 deadline…the head of a parliamentary body debating the issue said he needed more proof smoking causes cancer…Dilip Kumar Gandhi….“Does this (smoking) cause cancer or does not? What are the impacts? We have never done o
DAWN Group of Newspapers (pk)
added Apr 1, 2015 17:30

[Asia] No Indian Study Links Cigarettes With Cancer, Says BJP Chief of Parliamentary Committee

The head of that panel, BJP law-maker Dilip Kumar Gandhi, told NDTV today that India has little independent evidence to link cigarettes and cancer. "Does this (smoking) cause cancer or does not? What are the impacts? We have never done our own survey," h
New Delhi Television Limited (NDTV) (in)
added Mar 31, 2015 12:31

[Florida] Big Tobacco Slapped With $2M Verdict In Engle Progeny Suit ($$)

The Indian River County jury awarded $2 million in compensatory damages to Robert Gore, whose wife, Gloria Gore, suffered from carotid artery stenosis and lung cancer, according to Robert Gore's attorney Stephen Corr of Stark & Stark PC.
added Mar 27, 2015 20:37

[Asia, Nepal, Pakistan] World body urges India to resist tobacco industry pressure

(WCTOH) has urged countries including India, Pakistan and Nepal - that are planning to implement adopt stricter tobacco control regulation, to stand firm against the tobacco industry pressure. This comes even as there is speculation that the Indian gover
Times of India
added Mar 24, 2015 00:59
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