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[Asia, India] Delhi Government Requests Shah Rukh Khan, Others Not To Endorse Pan Masala

has written to Bollywood actors Ajay Devgan, Shah Rukh Khan, Saif Ali Khan, Govinda, Arbaaz Khan and Sunny Leone, urging them not to endorse pan masala products as they contain areca nuts, a potential cancer causing agent.
PTI - Press Trust of India (in)
added Jan 20, 2016 01:41
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[India] These cigarette butts grow into trees when thrown away

A company in India has come up with a solution though - producing biodegradable roaches that sprout into seedlings once tossed. The concept is similar to that of GreenButts, which sees discarded cigarettes turn into flowers and grasses, and equally flaw
The Independent (uk)
added Jun 22, 2015 21:30
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[Asia, India] Close down tobacco board, say activists

Members of Tamil Nadu People's Forum for Tobacco Control (TNPFTC) pointed out that while the health ministry is gearing for a better tobacco control law by making amendments in the Cigarette and Other Tobacco Products Act (COTPA), it failed to see the de
Times of India
added Feb 8, 2015 18:12
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[Asia, India] No sale of tobacco in Delhi on last day of every month

Delhi government plans a 'dry day' for smokers. There will be no sale of tobacco or related products on the last day of every month. This is being projected as a drive against tobacco use, and a campaign to generate awareness about tobacco's harmful effe
Times of India
added Jun 2, 2014 22:20
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[Asia, India] Activists want tobacco firms out of CSR ambit

Chennai: Members of the Tamil Nadu People’s Forum for Tobacco Control (TNPFTC) staged a demonstration on Saturday near the Chepauk guesthouse to stop tobacco industries from participating in corporate social re­s­ponsibility activities.
Deccan Chronicle (in)
added Dec 8, 2013 13:28
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Smoke screen: Indian film and television’s anti-tobacco obsession ($$)

The reason for this new obsession with the harms of smoking is a federal law passed in November 2011, mandating that all television programmes and films that show even one scene including oral or smoking tobacco use …
British Medical Journal
added Sep 3, 2013 02:36
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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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[India] Now, nicotine-free electronic cigarettes

Researchers have developed a new electronic cigarette which they claim has none of the nicotine found in many e-cigarettes currently on the market. It is being launched under the brand 5 Colors, one of the first nicotine-free and disposable electronic ci
Moneycontrol.com / Television Eighteen (in)
added Jan 1, 2013 12:16
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[India] Sale of cigarettes banned in Goa

PANAJI: Goa government has asked all shops and establishments and eating outlets not to sell tobacco products in any form. The establishments have been directed "not to store or sell tobacco products in the form of cigarettes, cigars, biddies, gutka, hu
Times of India
added Sep 26, 2012 13:26
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[Asia, India] Despite ban, many e-commerce sites still selling e-cigarettes

Four days after the state government banned sale of e-cigarettes, one can still buy them online. With leading e-commerce companies not complying with the ban, top sources in the department of health and family welfare said the commissioner would write
Deccan Herald (in)
added Jun 19, 2016 12:18
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