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[Asia] India ranks fifth in world in pictorial warnings on cigarette packets

118 countries/jurisdictions worldwide have made picture warnings on cigarettes mandatory, representing a global public health achievement. In 2016, 100 countries/jurisdictions had implemented picture warnings. Canada was the first country to implement pi
India Today Magazine (in)
added Oct 4, 2018 04:46
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[Asia, India] E-cigarettes 95% less risky than conventional cigarettes: Experts

"E-cigarettes represent a very historical opportunity when you consider the diversity in the mosaic of different patterns of use in different products that are used at such high rates in India," Konstantinos E. Farsalinos, a research fellow at the Onassi
Times of India
added Oct 3, 2018 08:31
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[Asia, Singapore] Amrin Amin on dangers of exposure to secondhand smoke

Senior Parliamentary Secretary for Health Amrin Amin said his ministry will look into increasing outreach efforts to make people more aware of the dangers of secondhand smoke and how to avoid it. He was responding to questions from MP Louis Ng in Parliam
Channel NewsAsia (sg)
added Oct 3, 2018 08:23
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Parental tobacco use and child death: analysis of data from demographic and health surveys from South and South East Asian countries

Both smoked tobacco and smokeless tobacco policies should be aggressively implemented in public places and workplaces in developing countries, because they stimulate voluntary smoke and smokeless tobacco-free policies in homes.
International Journal of Epidemiology
added Oct 8, 2018 22:34
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[Asia] India ranked 5th in pictorial warnings on cigarette packets

India ranks fifth, jointly with Hong Kong and Thailand, in terms of the largest pictorial warning on cigarette packs with 85 per cent of both sides of the packets covered, a Canadian Cancer Society report released on Monday said. The Cigarette Package Hea
PTI - Press Trust of India (in)
added Oct 2, 2018 03:51
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[Asia, India] CHOWDHERY: Smoke and mirrors: Why TN must reverse ban on e-cigarettes

Times of India
added Oct 2, 2018 18:33
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[Asia, Canada] Worldwide progress of Plain Packaging law

The Canadian Cancer Society has just released the international report of the 25 countries and territories that have adopted tobacco plain packaging or under consideration, 9 countries have adopted and 16 are working on it.
Asian Tribune
added Sep 28, 2018 02:12
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[Asia, India] E-cigarette sale continues unabated in Rajasthan

Despite the Centre’s advisory issued last month asking the States to stop the sale of electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS)..., the Rajasthan government is yet to take action to protect the adolescents and youths against nicotine addiction. The sal
The Hindu Online (in)
added Sep 28, 2018 03:14
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[Asia, Pakistan] Cigarettes: the middle ground

The mini-budget also staked out a middle ground for the tobacco industry. Caught between conflicting interests of tobacco billions and public health, the government took a fiscal approach that goes in the right direction yet doesn’t reach far enough.... t
Business Recorder (pk)
added Sep 26, 2018 00:04
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[Asia, India] Difficult to catch hookah bars adding nicotine: Special Task Force

A special task force team of state drug controller has registered 37 cases against hookah bars across Haryana since December 2017.
Times of India
added Sep 26, 2018 00:44
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