Headlines Tagged with Bidis — 337 headlines found
more MPs from the BJP and the Congress come out and say there is no proof of a link between tobacco and cancer, while a beedi baron sits on a Parliamentary panel that wants the government to be kind to the beedi industry. Have these MPs make India a laugh
Apr 3, 2015 New Delhi Television Limited (NDTV) (in)
added Apr 3, 2015 23:16
[Asia, India] 'Double standard' BJP wrong to demand more time on tobacco consumption decision: Sibal
Congress leader Kapil Sibal said on Thursday that it reflected the BJP's double standards. "They have (Charan) their own 'beedi business' and obviously the sale of beedi will have to be increased. And, Modi ji will continue with his silence," he said.
Apr 2, 2015 Business Standard (in)
added Apr 6, 2015 05:29
A parliamentary panel that has asked the health ministry to keep in abeyance a plan to expand the size of pictorial warnings against tobacco includes a BJP member of parliament who has financial stakes in the beediindustry.
Apr 2, 2015 The Telegraph (Calcutta) (in)
added Apr 5, 2015 14:33
A controversy broke out on Thursday over remarks by 'beedi' baron and a parliamentary committee member from BJP Shyam Charan Gupta suggesting "nil" effect of smoking, evoking sharp reaction from Opposition parties which sought his removal from the panel.
Apr 2, 2015 PTI - Press Trust of India (in)
added Apr 2, 2015 14:40
Hundreds of Bidi workers, beedi contractors, members of Centre of Indian Trade Unions and All India Trade Union Congress jointly staged a massive protest against central government's ban on tobacco products near DC's office on Tuesday, March 17.
Mar 17, 2015 Daijiworld.com (in)
added Mar 17, 2015 15:03
A national survey of U.S. middle and high school students finds that those who use tobacco or nicotine products are likely to also use more than one type of product. About 15 percent of the adolescents reported smoking cigarettes, cigars, pipes, bidis, h
Feb 5, 2015 Reuters
added Feb 5, 2015 06:31
[Asia, Pakistan] 23rd cardio conference: Doctors suggest to enforce ban on smoking in enclosed public spaces
She was speaking at the 23rd Annual Cardio Conference, organised by the Pakistan Cardiac Society and American College of Cardiology – Pakistan Chapter. Cardiovascular diseases are a group of ailments that involve either the heart or the blood vessels, in
Dec 28, 2014 Express Tribune (pk)
added Dec 28, 2014 17:27
The government action to restrict cigarettes, however laudable, is discriminating. Cigarettes being ostracised as beedis escape government wrath...Little is done to control industrial pollution, which is a greater health hazard.
Nov 30, 2014 New Indian Express (in)
added Nov 30, 2014 15:25
22.9% of high school students reported current use of a tobacco product, including 12.6% who reported current use of two or more tobacco products. Among all high school students, cigarettes (12.7%) and cigars (11.9%) were the most commonly reported tobacc
Nov 13, 2014 Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Nov 13, 2014 14:31
new rules to embolden the health warnings on tobacco packets and make the country one of the world’s strictest in terms of tobacco labelling. But while regulators try to crack down on branded cigarettes and similar products, there is still a vast unregul
Oct 23, 2014 Financial Times blogs
added Oct 23, 2014 13:53