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F.D.A. Orders 4 Bidi Cigarette Brands Removed From Shelves

“It’s a big deal,” said Matthew L. Myers, the president of the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids, an advocacy group. “This is first time the F.D.A. has ever ordered a product to be removed from the market for broad public health concerns.” “It’s also signi
New York Times
added Feb 22, 2014 19:49

FDA pulls cigarette brand from stores

The FDA is forcing Jash International to stop selling and distributing its line of Sutra Bidi tobacco products in the U.S., and is giving retailers 30 days to pull the products from shelves.
The Hill
added Feb 21, 2014 15:08

UPDATE 2-FDA orders Jash to stop sales of four tobacco products

said on Friday it has ordered Jash International to stop selling four tobacco products that it said do not meet regulatory standards. The agency gave Jash multiple opportunities to provide the FDA with the information it required to determine whether its
added Feb 21, 2014 14:44

FDA issues first orders to stop sale, distribution of tobacco products

The products - Sutra Bidis Red, Sutra Bidis Menthol, Sutra Bidis Red Cone, and Sutra Bidis Menthol Cone - were found to be not substantially equivalent to tobacco products commercially marketed as of February 15, 2007, also known as predicate products. Th
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Feb 21, 2014 14:42

FDA Tells Company to Stop Sale of Tobacco Products

For the first time, federal regulators on Friday ordered four tobacco products pulled from U.S. shelves that the company says it hasn't sold in years. The Food and Drug Administration told Jash International Inc. to stop selling Sutra-branded cigarettes
AP - Associated Press
added Feb 21, 2014 14:41

[India] HALF of Delhi's schoolkids use tobacco, study finds

Indian Council for Medical Research (ICMR) has found that at least half the school student population in Delhi consumes tobacco in some form. The survey, which claims that high consumption of tobacco among school children is on the rise, says stress is a
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 13, 2014 12:26

[Asia] 'Smoking among Indian men on the decline'

Smoking (cigarettes and beedis) is the third top risk for health loss in India, leading to nearly one million deaths every year. Between 1980 and 2012, smoking among Indian men decreased from 33.8 per cent to 23 per cent. India has more female smokers (i
The Hindu Online (in)
added Jan 8, 2014 07:11

[Asia] Smoking cigarettes dropped by 10% in Indian men in 30 years

Indian men are smoking 10% less than what they used to about 30 years ago, according to a new research...However, only 14% of Indians smoke tobacco, of which merely 5.7% smoke cigarettes, say Government of India’s Global Adult Tobacco Survey. The percent
Hindustan Times (in)
added Jan 8, 2014 07:07

[India] KAVITA: Did they trick us into smoking?

The globalization of the tobacco epidemic has been greatly contributed by global marketing, rising trade within and across borders and foreign investments.
Citizen News Service (CNS) (in)
added Sep 29, 2013 06:52

[China, India, UK] BURKI: World No Tobacco Day 2013: a regulatory battlefield

The tactics of the tobacco industry can easily be turned back on them. Social media, for example, can be used for counter marketing. “We are learning how best to go about this”, affirmed Cohen. In an era of austerity, many countries have quietly called a
The Lancet (uk)
added Sep 7, 2013 23:37
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