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[Asia, India] All forms of chewable tobacco banned in national capital from today

Delhi government on Monday effected a ban on sale, purchase, storage and manufacturing of all forms of chewable tobacco including 'guktha' and pan masala containing tobacco. Simultaneously, it has also decided to run campaigns on a large scale to educate
PTI - Press Trust of India (in)
added Mar 30, 2015 15:42
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[Asia, India] All forms of chewable tobacco banned in Delhi

Beginning Monday, sale, purchase, storage and manufacturing of all forms of chewable tobacco including guktha and pan masala containing tobacco is banned in the national capital. Delhi Government has decided to run campaigns on a l
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Mar 30, 2015 15:34
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[Asia, India] Blow to anti-tobacco campaign

In a major blow to the tobacco control campaign, the Union Health and Family Welfare Ministry has decided to put on hold its earlier decision to increase pictorial warnings on tobacco products from the current 40 per cent to 85 per cent.
The Hindu Online (in)
added Mar 28, 2015 07:21
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[Asia, India] Business of Cinema Bollywood Actresses Who Smoke In Real Life

Businessofcinema.com (in)
added Mar 28, 2015 07:20
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[Asia, Pakistan] 'Govt facing national, international pressures over anti-tobacco laws'

The minister said it was deplorable that these diplomats have strict laws against tobacco use in their own countries but here in Pakistan they have adopted different point of view over anti-tobacco laws. Several diplomats have sent letter to the Governme
Daily Times (pk)
added Mar 28, 2015 07:07
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[Asia, India] Delhi Bans Sale, Purchase Of Chewable Tobacco From Monday

The Delhi government will put a ban on sale, purchase and even storage of all forms of chewable tobacco including "guktha, khaini and zarda" in the national capital from Monday (30 March).
PTI - Press Trust of India (in)
added Mar 27, 2015 15:49
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[Asia, India] Drive against smoking at tourist spots

In a recent drive at Chamundi Hill, K R Police have booked 197 cases, collecting a fine of Rs 25,500. Following the inconvenience caused to tourists due to smoking at tourist places like Chamundi Hill, Palace and Zoo, Police Commissioner M A Saleem has
Deccan Herald (in)
added Mar 27, 2015 15:37
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[Asia, Asia-pacific] Indonesia minister in row over free cigarettes

Indonesian anti-smoking groups have threatened to take legal action against a government minister for distributing free packets of cigarettes to members of an indigenous tribe. They say the social affairs minister's actions breached government regulatio
BBC Online
added Mar 27, 2015 15:32
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[Asia, India] 'Smoking' TB patient dies He succumbs to TB not burns

The 35-year-old patient, who was severely burnt when his oxygen pipe accidentally caught fire, died on Tuesday evening. The MY Hospital administration claimed that the man succumbed to TB and not burns. The exact reason will be known after the post-morte
Free Press Journal (in)
added Mar 27, 2015 15:30
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[Asia, India] 'Smoking' TB patient dies He succumbs to TB not burns

The 35-year-old patient, who was severely burnt when his oxygen pipe accidentally caught fire, died on Tuesday evening. The MY Hospital administration claimed that the man succumbed to TB and not burns. The exact reason will be known after the post-morte
Free Press Journal (in)
added Mar 27, 2015 15:30
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