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"There is a direct relation between the consumption of tobacco and cancer... The ministry is consistent and crystal clear in its efforts to reduce tobacco consumption. We will go ahead once the panel submits its report," Nadda said.
Apr 25, 2015 PTI - Press Trust of India (in)
added Apr 25, 2015 21:16
He said in absolute number, a total of 20,000 Malaysian had passed away annually as a result of their smoking habit. "The highest number of smokers among men is between 15 to 24 age group," he said in keynote address on 'Smoking Cessation in Malaysia' K
Apr 24, 2015 BERNAMA (Malaysian National News Agency) (my)
added Apr 25, 2015 21:15
The study titled 'Assessment of pattern, profile and correlates of substance use among children in India' was carried out in 2012-13, to collect information on pattern of substance use and profile of children using substances and to collect information o
Apr 24, 2015 Zee News (in)
added Apr 25, 2015 21:15
China's top legislature on Friday adopted an amendment to the Advertisement Law that restricts tobacco advertising to minors. The amendment to the 1994 Advertisement Law was approved by the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress and will ta
Apr 24, 2015 Xinhua Newswire
added Apr 25, 2015 12:12
Delhi High Court today restrained city government from taking any coercive action against the sellers and distributors of chewable tobacco on pleas by its manufacturers against ban on sale of the product in the national capital from March 30.
Apr 22, 2015 DNA India (in)
added Apr 24, 2015 14:34
Finance Minister Choi Kyung-hwan...told lawmakers in the National Assembly that he would “shortly come up with a comprehensive proposal” on electronic cigarettes, which would ban the products’ explicit advertisement and random blend of nicotine.
Apr 22, 2015 Korea Herald (kr)
added Apr 24, 2015 14:29
Hong Kong may move to ban e-cigarettes. Advocates claim it is the best alternative to reduce harm from smoking. Opponents claim the unknown makes it worth banning outright.
Apr 24, 2015 Harbour Times (hk)
added Apr 24, 2015 12:19
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Apr 23, 2015 Tobacco Control
added Apr 24, 2015 11:59
Health officials have called for a complete ban on tobacco advertising, promotion and sponsorship as a draft amendment to the Advertisement Law is under review by China's top legislature and expected to be put to a vote before the end of this month. "A p
Apr 23, 2015 China Daily (cn)
added Apr 24, 2015 11:54
The number of smokers among Malaysian men population has shot up to 38% while that of female 1.4% and this trend is becoming a worrying concern. The figures were revealed at the Kuala Lumpur Nicotine Addiction Conference by Deputy Director-General of Hea
Apr 23, 2015 Sun Daily (my)
added Apr 23, 2015 11:39