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[Asia, India] ‘Want 85% photo warning on tobacco product packs’

In an almost four-hour long meeting on Wednesday, representatives from several public health groups including Public Health Foundation of India, Voluntary Health Association of India and Indian Cancer Society made detailed presentation highlighting some
Times of India
added Jul 16, 2015 14:20

[Asia, India] Court directs govt to implement bigger smoking warnings

An Indian court has directed the federal government to immediately implement a rule for bigger health warnings on tobacco packaging, months after the measure was put on hold pending a report from a parliamentary panel.
added Jul 13, 2015 10:01

[Asia, India] Tobacco Crop Size Fixed at 120m kg

The Tobacco Board, at its board meeting in Hyderabad on Friday, decided to fix crop size for 2015-16 at 120 million kg for AP basing on the indents received from the Indian Tobacco Association as against 172 million kg fixed for 2014-15.
New Indian Express (in)
added Jul 11, 2015 10:41

Engagement with American Indian and Alaska Native Tribal Governments

We invite tribes to engage in a collaborative and respectful government‐to‐government approach to the implementation and enforcement of the Tobacco Control Act.
Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
added Jun 16, 2015 18:10

[New York] Beyond the Chokehold: The Path to Eric Garner’s Death

Drive to Pennsylvania or Delaware or a nearby Indian reservation. Return to heavily taxed New York City with cheaper boxes of cigarettes. Sell for a profit. Repeat. For years, such cigarettes had been sold around Bay Street and the park, a poor and worki
New York Times
added Jun 15, 2015 16:22

[Asia, China] Kanpur City In India Follows Beijing As Tobacco-Free City

Health officials in the Indian city of Kanpur announced on Sunday during celebration of World Anti-Tobacco Day that the city is now tobacco-free. According to Dr. RP Yadav, Kanpur's chief medical officer, the city will strictly implement the guidelines
Tech Times
added Jun 1, 2015 15:33

[Asia, India] Want proof on smoking and cancer? Here are 82 cases: State panel

Karnataka's High Power Committee on Tobacco Control (HPCTC), on May 14, shot a letter to the Centre, seeking an appointment to present 82 studies of Indian origin in order to prove the direct relation between tobacco and cancer. In his letter, Dr Vishal (Times of India) (in)
added May 26, 2015 08:33

[Asia, Malaysia] Restaurant owners call for more feedback before smoking ban implemented

ban at eateries and restaurants could have a negative impact on restaurants still struggling with the Goods and Services Tax (GST), say Malaysian Indian Restaurant Owners' Association (Primas). Its president T. Muthusamy said the move would force smoking
The Star (my)
added May 16, 2015 10:28

[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
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