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[Asia, India] Easy access to cigarettes makes more boys pick up smoking

MADURAI: Although selling cigarette to those less than 18 years is prohibited, easy availability of cigarettes lures many school boys to try it. Police and other enforcement agencies conduct regular checks to prohibit the storage and sale of tobacco item
Times of India
added Jun 24, 2017 18:20


Two MKs have asked Attorney- General Avichai Mandelblit to open an investigation for criminal prosecution of the companies and individuals responsible for the manufacture, marketing, sale and promotion of cigarettes..."Israel is therefore under attack. Ou
Jerusalem Post
added Jun 24, 2017 16:43
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[Asia, India] Himachal govt bars its officials from participating in tobacco industry’s activities

“All the heads of departments in Himachal Pradesh are instructed not to participate in any event organised by tobacco industry and also not to accept any kind of direct or indirect sponsorship or funding from corporate engaged in tobacco business,” the c
Hindustan Times (in)
added Jun 24, 2017 16:36

[Asia, India] How the Use of Tobacco Affects the Environment

The recent Rajya Sabha report of the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Science & Technology, Environment & Forests also presents an alarming picture of environmental degradation due to tobacco cultivation.
The Wire (in)
added Jun 24, 2017 16:14
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[Asia, India] Different smokeless tobacco products have different cancer risks

Tobacco-specific nitrosamines (TSNA), the most potent cancer causing chemicals in tobacco, varied more than 650 fold in different products. These findings are from a detailed chemical analysis of 39 smokeless tobacco products purchased from three street m
The Health Site (in)
added Jun 24, 2017 15:22

[Asia, India] Tobacco trader moves HC against action on product

A city-based trader of the tobacco product, 'Hans Chaap,' today moved the Madras High Court for restraining government authorities from taking penal action against the item. The petition by V N Arumugam and company, which came up before Justice M Govind
PTI - Press Trust of India (in)
added Jun 22, 2017 17:47

[Asia, Pakistan] WAZIR: Govt imperils health initiatives by decreasing tax on tobacco

The revenue addicted government gives little value to human life since it reduced the tax on tobacco products in its current budget despite National Health Services Regulation and Coordination (NHSRC)’s clear warning of its far-reaching negative impacts
Pakistan Today (pk)
added Jun 22, 2017 13:35

[Asia, India] Passive smoke raising risk of heart disease among students

More than 50% of higher secondary school students in Ernakulam district who took part in a survey admitted that they were exposed to second-hand smoke at home, schools, and public places. The students were unable to escape passive smoke and almost 15.2% o
Times of India
added Jun 21, 2017 18:00

[Asia, Singapore] 2 Arab Street restaurants fined S$12,300 for selling shisha

Two restaurants on Arab Street were fined a total of S$12,300 on Tuesday (Jun 20) for selling shisha without a valid licence, the Health Sciences Authority (HSA) said. Rupesh Kumar Singh, the director of Nasrin Restaurant at 58 Arab Street, was fined S$1
Channel NewsAsia (sg)
added Jun 21, 2017 15:10

[Asia, China, Hong Kong] Man arrested for suspected illegal sale of nicotine-containing liquids for electronic cigarettes (with photo)

for selling illegally three nicotine-containing liquids, namely "JAM MONSTER", "NINJA MAN" and "Crush FRUITS". All of the liquid products are intended for use with electronic nicotine delivery systems, commonly known as electronic cigarettes. Acting
Hong Kong SAR Government Information Centre (hk)
added Jun 20, 2017 19:16
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