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[Asia, India] OVER 30,000 FINED FOR SMOKING IN PUBLIC

The Maximum number of people were booked in the south-east districts of Delhi for violating the provisions of the Cigarettes and Other Tobacco Products Act (COTPA), that prohibits smoking in public places”, Delhi Police said in a conference on Anti Tob
Daily Pioneer (in)
added Apr 21, 2018 21:02
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[Asia, India] FDI in tobacco: DIPP meets stakeholders; participants shared mixed views

Farmer associations and industry today shared mixed views in a meeting called by the commerce and industry ministry on issues related to foreign direct investment (FDI) in the tobacco sector.
Times of India
added Apr 11, 2018 23:53
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[Asia, India] FDI proposal raises Prakasam tobacco growers’ hopes

Farmers in traditional tobacco-growing areas in Prakasam district, which accounts for more than 50% of the State’s production, are jubilant as the Centre mulls over allowing Foreign Direct Investment in cigarette manufacturing. India, which is now being
The Hindu Online (in)
added Apr 10, 2018 22:42
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[Asia, India] Dna Exclusive: Iit-Delhi students fume over 'smoking and drinking' diktat w/Photo

A decision by the Indian Institute of Technology-Delhi administration to take action against students for smoking and drinking on the campus has set off angry reactions from the students, who have termed the move an act of "moral policing".
DNA India (in)
added Apr 9, 2018 02:11
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[Asia, India] E-cigarettes to be tested for harmful chemicals

Rajasthan government has taken a step forward to ban of e-cigarettes in the state. Health minister...directed health department officials to initiate immediate testing of the presence of harmful chemicals in e-cigarettes and ordered to ban its use and s
DNA India (in)
added Apr 8, 2018 17:44
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[Asia, India] NGO: 40 percent of women lung cancer patients in Goa non-smokers w/Photo

Almost 40 per cent of women in Goa who have lung cancer do not smoke themselves, which means it is likely that they are victims of `passive smoking', an anti-tobacco NGO has said. The National Organisation for Tobacco Eradication (NOTE) said yesterday th
Mid-day.com (in)
added Apr 8, 2018 17:43
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[India] DIPP Calls Meeting Of Stakeholders On FDI In Tobacco Sector

The commerce and industry ministry has convened a meeting on April 11 of all stakeholders...upon issues pertaining to foreign direct investment in the tobacco sector. Currently, FDI is prohibited in manufacturing of cigars, cigarettes and tobacco substit
PTI - Press Trust of India (in)
added Apr 8, 2018 15:38
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[Asia, India] Govt to study ill-effects of e-cigarettes: Minister

Health department will conduct study on e-cigarettes to find out their ill effects on Thursday. Health minister Kalicharan Saraf said that if it is found harmful in the study, directions will be issued to ban it in the state. He said that in the investiga
Times of India
added Apr 6, 2018 15:47
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[Asia, India] ‘QuitLine’ on cigarette packs helps quit smoking

Along with the QuitLine, a helpline number to quit smoking, the government has asked the tobacco manufactures to put two set of pictorial warnings.
Asian Age (in)
added Apr 6, 2018 14:03
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[Asia, India] Tobacco products to carry ‘Quitline’ number

Replacing the existing images on tobacco products, the Union Health Ministry has now released a new set of pictorial health warnings that are to be displayed on both sides of packets of cigarettes, bidis, and chewing tobacco with effect from September 1,
The Hindu Online (in)
added Apr 5, 2018 19:11
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