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[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
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[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
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[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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[India, USA] Inspections, Compliance, Enforcement, and Criminal Investigations: www.desismokes.com 7/26/13: WARNING LETTER

FDA has determined that several of your products are adulterated under section 902(8) of the FD&C Act (21 U.S.C. § 387b(8)) because you promote them as modified risk tobacco products without an FDA order in effect that permits such promotion. Additi
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Aug 11, 2013 15:18
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[USA] US cracks down on websites selling bidis, Indian cigarettes

US regulator FDA has warned two websites selling 'bidis' and Indian cigarettes of strict penal action for sale of adulterated tobacco products in America. In a warning letter issued to the two websites ... the two websites, desismoke.com and wantsmokes.c
The Economic Times (India)
added Aug 11, 2013 15:15
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Tobacco has killed 100 million young men in India in 100 years

The startling figures are part of a report released recently by the Union South-East Asia Office, International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease, in the Capital. ... the share of bidi-related deaths was a staggering 77 million.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 9, 2013 11:39
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[Asia, India] Himachal is smoke-free, says minister

Health Minister Kaul Singh Tuesday declared Himachal Pradesh "smoke-free" and stressed the need to make the drive against smoking more intensive. "It is difficult to change society as a whole but not impossible. The government has achieved its goal in ma
Morung Express (in)
added Jul 3, 2013 11:59
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[Canada] Bidi and Hookah Use Among Canadian Youth: Findings From the 2010 Canadian Youth Smoking Survey [FREE FULL TEXT]

Although bidi use has not changed significantly among Canadian youth, the increase in hookah use warrants attention. Understanding the factors associated with use of bidis and hookahs can inform the development of tobacco use prevention programs to addres
Preventing Chronic Disease (National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, CDC)
added May 17, 2013 13:12
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[Bangladesh] Bidi workers protest discriminations between bidi and cigarette

Increase in taxes on bidi would hamper the sector including women employment, bidi workers of different factories claimed yesterday. From a view exchange meeting on “Diary of Bidi workers” in the capital’s CIRDAP auditorium, speakers made the comment an
Dhaka Tribune (bd)
added May 5, 2013 20:28
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[India] Smoking a cause of 100 million deaths in 100 years: Study

Nearly 45 trillion bidis and cigarettes manufactured over the past 100 years in the country are expected to be responsible for nearly 100 million deaths of adult Indians, a recent study has found. "Our calculations are derived from using the most conser
Business Standard (in)
added Nov 25, 2012 13:03
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