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[Asia, India] War against tobacco begins on Monday

From Monday, Tamil Nadu will begin implementing the Central government notification mandating that all tobacco products carry a health warning covering 85 per cent of their packaging. It’s been a week since the notification came into effect, but as of F
The Hindu Online (in)
added Apr 9, 2016 13:45
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[Asia, India] Now, bidi industry to stop production over pictorial warnings

Within days of many cigarette companies stopping production after the implementation of 85 percent pictorial warnings, the All India Bidi Industry Federation on Thursday said it will stop production of bidis as it was impossible for them to continue with
IANS - Indo-Asian News Service (in)
added Apr 8, 2016 17:34
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[Asia, India] Preparing to comply with govt rule on cigarette packs: Godfrey

Godfrey Phillips India Ltd today said it is preparing to comply with the new government rule of larger pictorial warnings on cigarette packs although it has suspended production for the domestic market. As per a Health Ministry notification that came into
PTI - Press Trust of India (in)
added Apr 5, 2016 00:18
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[Asia] Tobacco use in India: How laws and awareness campaigns are empowering the public

This article will highlight the risk factors for oral cancer in the Indian population, as well as what is being done to educate the public and prevent or intervene early in oral cancer. In India, as reported by Pankaj Chaturvedi at the Global Oral Cancer
DentistryIQ (PennWell Dental Group)
added Mar 31, 2016 23:01
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[Asia, Mid-east, Saudi Arabia] Smoking addiction clinics in high demand

There has been a high demand in the Kingdom from people seeking help to give up smoking in the wake of the rise in tobacco prices announced recently by the government. This is according to Anas Al-Hadi, a doctor at a clinic treating people for nicotine ad
Arab News (sa)
added Mar 17, 2016 13:09
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[Asia, China] Tobacco official rules out shock smoking warnings

SHOCK pictures of cancer-ravaged lungs on cigarette packets do not fit in with “Chinese cultural traditions,” an official of China’s state-owned tobacco monopoly said yesterday. Authorities in the world’s biggest cigarette consumer want to rein in a wid
Shanghai Daily (cn)
added Mar 16, 2016 18:52
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[Asia, Bangladesh] Health minister firm as tobacco industry resorts to new tricks

manufactures on Saturday started distributing leaflets of the future packs – as they would like to see them -- with the graphic warning in the lower part. Lawmakers, anti-tobacco activists, and journalists reacted to those leaflets at a programme on Sat
bdnews24.com (bd)
added Mar 13, 2016 17:58
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[Asia, India] ‘Passive smoking poses grave threat’

On the occasion of No Smoking Day, students and faculty members of NRI Medical College, Chinakakani, took out a rally on Wednesday. D. Pragathi, associate professor, Department of Chest Studies, NRI Medical College, and consultant physician, Guntur City
The Hindu Online (in)
added Mar 10, 2016 03:04
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[Asia, India] SC: Any proof that smoking causes cancer?

petition seeking to make cigarette packets colourless to render them visually unattractive, a bench of Chief Justice T S Thakur and U U Lalit asked counsel Aishwarya Bhati whether it was possible to say with certainty that cigarette smoking caused cancer.
Times of India
added Mar 9, 2016 18:26
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[Asia, Cambodia] Smoking Ban to Go into Effect

The Cabinet on Friday approved a sub-decree that would impose a $5 fine on people who smoke in offices and public places, as part of a government effort to improve public health and cut Cambodia’s rates of second-hand smoke, the highest in the region.
Khmer Times (kh)
added Mar 7, 2016 17:47
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