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[India] Tobacco free govt buildings gets NOTE approval

National Organisation for Tobacco Eradication (NOTE) India has applauded the decision of Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare to declare government offices and buildings ‘Tobacco Free’. In a letter written by Union Health Secretary, Preeti Sudan to
Oherald -Herald-Goa (in)
added Dec 9, 2018 21:44

[Asia] Juul, smokin' hot Silicon Valley e-cigarette startup, wants India to light up. Will regulators prove a drag?

Barely three months after the Indian government issued an advisory against electronic nicotine-delivery systems, Juul Labs, the Silicon Valley e-cigarette startup valued at USD16 billion, is making fast moves to enter India. According to two people f
Times of India
added Dec 7, 2018 15:09

[India] Exclusive: Delhi city government bars Bloomberg-funded charity from tobacco control work

A small Indian non-profit funded by Bloomberg Philanthropies will not be allowed to carry out tobacco-control work in New Delhi after it failed to disclose its funding, according to a city government official and a memo seen by Reuters.
added Dec 4, 2018 12:15

India e-Cigarette Market Report 2018: Cheap Tobacco Products and the Presence of a Black Market are Challenges for the Long-Term Growth of the Market

The "Strict Regulation Means Imports Dominate: India Market Report" report has been added to's offering. The report takes a look at India, where the vaping market and vaping population are expected to grow in the coming years as t
PR Newswire
added Dec 2, 2018 21:16

[Asia, India] Assam Schools To Take Oath On Not To Use Betel Nut Or Tobacco

Around 45 lakh children studying in government schools across Assam will be administered an oath on Saturday not to use betel nut or tobacco.
New Delhi Television Limited (NDTV) (in)
added Nov 30, 2018 18:08

[Asia, India] Centre directs states to make all govt buildings tobacco free

Union health ministry has directed all States to make government buildings and offices “Tobacco Free” in order to protect public health. Health secretary Preeti Sudan has written to all State Chief Secretaries and Secretaries of all government departments (in)
added Nov 29, 2018 23:02

[Asia, India] ‘Actors must stop smoking on-screen’

PMK founder S. Ramadoss has written to Nadigar Sangam president M. Nasser on advising artists, especially leading heroes, to desist from smoking on-screen in their films. He said smoking was a leading cause of deaths, and cinema which was a mass medium
The Hindu Online (in)
added Nov 28, 2018 23:56

[India] Delhi Govt Sends Notice to 'Badhaai Ho' Makers, Asks Them to Cut Certain Scenes

Additional Director (Health), Dr S K Arora, said there are a lot of smoking scenes and also a tobacco shop displaying tobacco packs shown repeatedly in the movie which are violations under section 5 of COTPA (Cigarette and Other Tobacco Products Act ).
News18 (Global Broadcast News) (in)
added Nov 28, 2018 23:54

[Asia, India] Health Ministry: Make all Govt premises tobacco-free zones

Union Health Ministry has now asked all the State Governments and other Central Government departments to initiate similar move in all their buildings to protect public health. Union Health Secretary Preeti Sudan in her recent letter to all the State Gov
Daily Pioneer (in)
added Nov 28, 2018 23:16

[Asia] Plain packaging: The next frontier in India’s war on tobacco?

India’s progress is all the more impressive considering the frequent interventions of India’s powerful tobacco lobby to stop tobacco control measures from taking shape. Their efforts have taken the form of protests, litigation and even illegal advertisin
The News Minute (in)
added Nov 28, 2018 23:04
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