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[Asia, India] 'Tobacco causes death, nothing less'

Amid the controversy over BJP members of a parliamentary panel saying there is little evidence to link cigarettes to cancer, Union Minister for Science and Technology and Earth Sciences Harsh Vardhan said here on Sunday that "tobacco causes death, nothin
The Hindu Online (in)
added Apr 6, 2015 05:57

[Asia, India] Sharad Pawar mocks Bharatiya Janata Party MP, talks about his own tobacco habit, cancer

Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) chief Sharad Pawar, a cancer survivor, on Sunday ridiculed Dilip Gandhi, a Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP from Ahmednagar, over his comment on link between tobacco and cancer, saying "some public representatives who are m
PTI - Press Trust of India (in)
added Apr 6, 2015 05:55

[Asia, India] Experts slam MP's 'callous' remarks on cancer, tobacco

Top cancer experts and activists in the region on Saturday strongly condemned state BJP MP RP Sarmah's comments denying the link between cancer and tobacco. Experts dubbed the comments 'irresponsible and callous'.
Times of India
added Apr 6, 2015 14:59

[Asia, India] 'Disqualify MPs supporting tobacco lobby'

Members of Parliament making statements de-linking tobacco consumption and cancer were quite unfortunate and were unfit to be people's representatives, said former Union Minister of Health and Pattali Makkal Katchi's chief ministerial candidate Anbumani
The Hindu Online (in)
added Apr 6, 2015 14:55

[Tanzania] Activists, experts call for tobacco total ban

HEALTH experts and anti-tobacco activists have received the Tobacco Products Regulations recently published in the government gazette with a frown, demanding for a total ban...Dr Ali Mzige said that the coming into force of the regulations means that the
TSN Daily News (tz)
added Apr 6, 2015 14:58

[Asia, India] '60 Cigarettes a Day Didn't Kill Someone I Know': Another BJP Lawmaker Defends Tobacco

"I know two elderly people who drank a bottle of alcohol and smoked 60 cigarettes every day..." Mr Sarmah, 60, has become the third parliamentarian in as many days from the ruling BJP to side with the tobacco industry.
New Delhi Television Limited (NDTV) (in)
added Apr 3, 2015 23:19

SIEGEL: Dr. Alan Blum Points Out Big Tobacco Connections of Sponsor of Film on Cancer

published an interesting op-ed last Friday in the Tuscaloosa News. The commentary reveals that several of the sponsors of the recent PBS documentary on cancer as well as the Stand Up to Cancer telethon have strong connections to Big Tobacco and are actua
The Rest of the Story-Tobacco Analasys and Commentary (Michael Siegel blog)
added Apr 8, 2015 12:39

CDC Grand Rounds: the Future of Cancer Screening

Grade B: USPSTF recommends annual screening for lung cancer with low-dose computed tomography for adults aged 55–80 years who have a 30 pack-year smoking history and currently smoke or have quit within the past 15 years. Screening should be discontinued
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Apr 2, 2015 14:58

[Asia, India] 'No link between tobacco and cancer,' says BJP MP & beedi baron Shyam Charan Gupta

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.
PTI - Press Trust of India (in)
added Apr 2, 2015 14:40

Top 10 Quotes From The 2nd Episode Of Ken Burns Documentary: 'Emperor Of All Maladies'

"The tobacco industry really developed this strategy of creating doubt. It’s really quite brilliant because it’s not so often that they would say it – smoking does not cause disease. They would say it’s an open question. We need to keep an open mind. Thi
added Apr 3, 2015 14:50
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