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[Asia, India] Delhi University students to recycle cigarette butts

Enactus SVC, through its project “CiggB”, will collect and recycle cigarette butts. Apart from saving the environment, the process will also generate wages for the poor. The team has around seven female and four male rag pickers as their beneficiary targ
Asian Age (in)
added May 11, 2017 14:44
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[Asia, India] Increase in tobacco crop size leaves many unhappy

Restrictions:The Tobacco Board has resolved to limit the horizontal expansion of tobacco and has issued necessary instructions against allowing new barns to be constructed. Growers, anti-tobacco activists criticise move to raise the figure from 95 milli
The Hindu Online (in)
added Apr 22, 2017 23:32
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[Asia, India] Study wants stricter norms to combat bidi smoking

A recent "Lancet" study has recommended stricter controls and regulation to dissuade people from smoking bidies, which it said, caused health problems including respiratory ailments. Severe respiratory impairment, significant cardio-respiratory condition
PTI - Press Trust of India (in)
added Apr 17, 2017 21:50
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[Asia, India] Should the govt hold stake in tobacco firms?

That’s the substance of a case filed by a group of individuals, some of whom run the Tata Trusts, in the Bombay high court. The case—the court is yet to decide whether to admit it or not—specifically names ITC Ltd, which it refers to as “primarily” a tob
livemint.com (in)
added Apr 17, 2017 19:19
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[Asia, India] 22 percent of TV programmes depict tobacco use: Government study

Nearly 22 per cent of television programmes in India depict tobacco use and 71 per cent of these were broadcast when children and adolescents may have been watching even as an estimated one million deaths in the country are linked to tobacco, a government
Zee News (in)
added Feb 10, 2017 19:53
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[Asia, India] Need massive campaign against tobacco consumption and cancer: Kulaste

“Merely conducting events and seminars on cancer or tobacco free society cannot work. We have to take the message to the masses and remote areas and repeatedly tell people about hazardous effects of tobacco consumption and smoking,” says Faggan Singh Ku
Drug Today (in)
added Dec 26, 2016 16:52
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[Asia, India] GUJARAT CLEARS ORDINANCE BANNING HOOKAH BARS IN STATE

“The Gujarat cabinet today approved an ordinance to effect necessary amendments in the Cigarettes and Other Tobacco Products Act (COTPA) of 2003,” Minister of State for Home, Pradeepsinh Jadeja said in Gandhinagar. Once it comes into effect, those found
PTI - Press Trust of India (in)
added Dec 17, 2016 07:10
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[Asia, India] Lung cancer on the rise in non-smokers

"In the US, lung cancer in never-smokers is now considered the 6th most common cause of cancer deaths. While in India, we do not have any such consolidated estimates. In recent years, doctors have witnessed an increasing number of cases in which the pati
Times of India
added Nov 22, 2016 16:44
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[Asia, India] No place for farmers at CoP meetings

A delegation of tobacco growers from six countries, including the US, traveled to Greater Noida, India,... Vera da Costa e Silva, reportedly said they didn’t belong there. “I have seen the tobacco farmers, and they always try to manipulate,” she was quo
Tobacco Reporter
added Nov 15, 2016 21:51
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[Asia, India] Will ENDS justify the means?

The global anti-tobacco conference’s move to allow member nations to prohibit or restrict sale of Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems provokes an outcry from harm reduction experts. The global anti-tobacco conference winded down on Saturday toeing a ha
The Hindu Online (in)
added Nov 15, 2016 20:39
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