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[Asia, India] Warning: Passive smoking has this serious hidden health risk!

harmful to children and babies as well and can exacerbate the onset of sudden unexplained death in infants (SUDI), bronchitis, pneumonia, and asthma.
Zee News (in)
added Oct 11, 2017 04:06
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[Asia] Philip Morris to fund fight against illegal cigarette trade in India

With illicit cigarettes capturing a fifth of the Indian cigarette market, a global tobacco major has said it will fund proposals under its $100 million global initiative to support third-party projects dedicated to the fight against illegal trade.
The Economic Times (India)
added Oct 10, 2017 20:35
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[Asia, India] Passive smoking hidden risk factor of heart disease

Speaking about this, Dr TS Kler, Chairman, Pushpawati Singhania Heart Institute, New Delhi said, "Passive smoking or exposure to secondhand smoke is a 'hidden' risk factor for heart disease and needs more awareness and attention. Breathing secondhand smo
Business Standard (in)
added Oct 10, 2017 20:33
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[Asia, India] Tobacco killing Over 7 million every year: Dr Arsheed Hakeem

Delivering the 264th Monthly Health Lecture of the Public Garden Walkers' Association on ‘Tobacco Leads To Cancer - Stop Cancer Before It Starts’ today in Hyderabad, Dr Arsheed H Hakeem, Senior Consultant Head and Neck Oncology Surgeon, Apollo Cancer Hosp
The Hans India (in)
added Oct 9, 2017 21:05
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[Asia, India] Ban tobacco products outside schools: PIL in Delhi High Court

The plea said the "sale of tobacco products within a 100 -yard radius of educational institutions is prohibited under COTPA. However, the norms linked to this Act are being openly flouted by vendors."
PTI - Press Trust of India (in)
added Oct 9, 2017 18:26
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[Asia, India] Tobacco epidemic is biggest tragedy in history of mankind: Dr Arsheed Hakeem

In his lecture on Tobacco Leads To Cancer - Stop Cancer Before It Starts organised by Public Garden Walkers Association here on Sunday, Dr Hakeem said, "Tobacco was a significant public health hazard and killing almost 7 million people a year. Out of the
United News of India (in)
added Oct 8, 2017 16:18
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[Asia, Mid-east] Alcohol, tobacco and drugs seized by Oman Customs

Oman Customs managed to stop multiple smuggling attempts in the Sultanate, seizing large quantities of alcohol, tobacco and hashish (cannabis extract). In statements released online, the customs department said, "A storage site filled with contraband cig
Times of Oman (om)
added Oct 8, 2017 16:02
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[Asia, Bangladesh] Anti-tobacco group calls for a ban on BAT-sponsored Battle of Minds

Progga said according to the Smoking and Tobacco Products Usage (Control) Act 2005 it is illegal to use the name, sign, trademark or logo of any tobacco company in promotional activities. The law, which has been revised in 2013, also prohibits tobacco com
Dhaka Tribune (bd)
added Oct 6, 2017 03:00
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[Asia, Mid-east] Iran slaps ban on hookahs in holy city of Qom

Iranian courts banned the use of hookah water pipes in public in the holy city of Qom and northern province of Alborz, in a fresh crackdown on smokers. “Consuming tobacco or using hookah pipes are forbidden in coffee houses, traditional eateries, restaur
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Oct 5, 2017 18:30
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[Asia, India] YADAV/SINGH: Amend Article 47

Seven decades later and after losing more than one million Indians every year to tobacco use, it is pertinent that the Parliament rectifies this historical oversight and adds “tobacco” after “drinks” in Article 47 of the Constitution to pave the way for
The Statesman (in)
added Oct 5, 2017 13:23
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