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[Asia, India] Ban on e-cigarettes turns into vapour near schools

Teachers in Karnataka are discovering that many school and college students are switching over to e-cigarettes, which are officially banned for sale but available in a variety of shops. The rise of e-cigarettes, which cost between Rs. 500 and Rs. 3,000
The Hindu Online (in)
added Oct 12, 2016 22:35
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[Asia, India] Tobacco ban goes up in smoke, puts Genration Young at risk

eight years after the Centre declared a ban on public smoking, there has not been a single fine imposed in Bhopal. This is despite the fact that state capital has earned dubious distinction of having the maximum number of tongue cancer patients in the wor
Times of India
added Oct 11, 2016 20:42
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[Asia, Pakistan] KP government urged to expedite legislation on smoke-less tobacco control

Representa-tives of civil society organisation have welcomed the Sindh government for banning on substances injurious to health, such as Shisha, Gutka and Manpuri, through proper legislation, and demanded the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government to expedite the
Business Recorder (pk)
added Oct 11, 2016 20:39

[Asia] In India Tobacco Chewers Spit 1.564 Million Tones per Annum

Tobacco chewers paint the country with 1.564 million tones of saliva they spit per annum. Majority of tobacco chewers spit on the roads, pavements, footpaths and corners of staircases or any lonely corner...For our sample survey we selected 100 betel shop (UT) (in)
added Oct 11, 2016 20:38

[Africa, Asia, India] Algeria, Among First Countries to Sign Tobacco Control Convention

Algeria signed the WHO framework convention in 2006 and included it in its laws, said the minister at the opening of the preparatory meeting of the Conference of the Parties... Some 150 representatives from 47 African countries attend this two-day prepa
added Oct 11, 2016 20:27

[Asia, India] Bollywood singers hit back at Adele for 'best singers smoke' comment

'Jab Tak' singer Armaan said that he didn't think these 'external factors' mattered when it comes to being a singer. He said that some people like having a smokey voice to add a little 'extra vibe' to their song, but he believes in 'creating' the tone wit
Times of India
added Oct 10, 2016 17:10

[Asia, India] Here’s what Pan Bahar has to say to trolls who couldn’t stand Pierce Brosnan in their ad

the company has issued a statement saying that Pan Bahar is a Pan masala, a mouth freshener, and has no tobacco content present in it. They even shared a certificate for the declaration of no tobacco and no nicotine.
Indian Express
added Oct 10, 2016 16:52


On 2nd October, INNCO wrote to Margaret Chan, Chairman of The World Health Organisation, enclosing its response to the WHO FCTC CoP7 report ‘Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems and Electronic Non-Nicotine Delivery Systems (ENDS/ENNDS)’ and formally requ
INNCO (International Network of Nicotine Consumer Organisations)
added Oct 10, 2016 15:50

[Asia, Kazakhstan] Alcohol, Tobacco Excise Duties to be Increased until 2019

The excise duties on alcohol and tobacco will be gradually increased by 2019. Excise duties will grow to 85 percent on alcohol, 219 on beer and 74 percent on tobacco products.
Astana Times (kz)
added Oct 10, 2016 15:30
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[Asia, India] Armaan Mallik, Kailash Kher,Neeti Mohan! Do the best singers smoke?

Adele seems to think so, but her counterparts in Bollywood don’t feel the same way...“The people with the best voices, they always smoke. I’ve given up smoking and I’m convinced that’s made my voice weaker.” She went on to mention that as a direct result
DNA India (in)
added Oct 10, 2016 00:32
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