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[Asia] ‘E-cigarettes can reduce burden of smoking-related deaths in India’

Farsalinos, who is a research fellow at Onassis Cardiac Surgery Centre, is on a visit to India to interact with Indian medical fraternity and government authorities to share his latest findings on how e-cigarettes have helped millions of Europeans to qui
IANS - Indo-Asian News Service (in)
added Oct 5, 2016 16:39
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[Asia, Pakistan] Number of smokers in public places increasing in Peshawar

the ratio of smokers in public places and public transport is increasing day by day in the provincial capital. According to the law if passed there will be a complete ban on smoking at public places and its advertisement.
Daily Times (pk)
added Oct 5, 2016 16:29
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[Asia, India] HOMNICK: WHO By Smoking?

As part of the narrative surrounding the evils of smoking, the tobacco companies are demonized... The bottom line is simple. In the age of Brexit, it is time to exit the whole Who’s Who of the WHO ilk. Authority needs to be localized to the extent possibl
American Spectator
added Oct 3, 2016 23:24
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[Asia, India] Tobacco growers seek inclusion

ITGA president Francois van der Merwe said... “We have been trying to engage the WHO on health matters so that any differences they have with our industry can be resolved. We have written to them since 2012 and they haven’t responded in the last four year
Independent Online (IOL) / The Post (za)
added Oct 3, 2016 23:07
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[Asia, Pakistan] 'Lethargy seen in execution of laws related to smoking'

no law existed to prevent use of e-cigarette and e-shisha in the country. The committee – chaired by Senator Nauman Wazir Khattak – was briefed on the ‘prohibition of smoking and protection of non-smokers health (amendment) bill, 2016’. The committee wa
Daily Times (pk)
added Oct 3, 2016 22:58
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[Asia] E-cigarettes can help kick the habit, say Indian researchers

E-cigarettes can help people quit smoking by providing them a significantly safer option, says a paper by Indian researchers who undertook an evidence-based audit of published scientific literature on the issue. The paper, titled "Electronic Nicotine Del
IANS - Indo-Asian News Service (in)
added Oct 3, 2016 15:49
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[Asia, Pakistan] Ban on tobacco advertising sought

media coordinator of Islamabad Bar Association Khalid Chaudhary Advocate said that that there should be a comprehensive ban on tobacco advertising, promotion and sponsorship because it causes fatal health hazards in human beings. He added that this step
The Nation (pk)
added Oct 3, 2016 15:28
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[Asia, India] Why delegates are barred from UN anti-tobacco meeting

China, Cuba, Egypt, Bulgaria, Thailand and the convention’s host country, India, may have a hard time having delegates approved to attend the event and vote on issues that impact their citizens. The FCTC justifies this possible exclusion of countries wh
The Nation (ng)
added Oct 10, 2016 16:33
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[Asia, India] WHO spotlights films as “cross-border tobacco promotion”

In preparation for the COP this November in Delhi, India, the Convention Secretariat prepared a report, Tobacco advertising, promotion and sponsorship: Depiction of tobacco in entertainment media
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Oct 3, 2016 15:54
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[Asia, India] World Health Organization in need of intensive care / World Taxpayers Funding Failing International Organization (PDF)

Given the FCTC’s expense to taxpayers, attacks on journalists and the public at large, and wrongheaded policy decisions, perhaps these countries are on the right track. It would be better to starve the FCTC of funds and watch it disappear than allow it
Taxpayers Protection Alliance
added Nov 7, 2016 15:42
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