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[Asia, India] Maharashtra govt to ban tobacco consumption at public places: Fadnavis

Maharashtra government will soon impose a ban on tobacco consumption at public places, Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis said today. "Cancer caused by consumption of tobacco, gutkha, paan masala and cigarettes affects not only that individual, but an ent
PTI - Press Trust of India (in)
added Feb 4, 2015 14:53
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[Asia, India] Shah Rukh Khan cannot maintain his six pack… blame heavy smoking?

Shah Rukh Khan had taken a couple of months to build a set of six-pack abs for an item song in Om Shanti Om. King Khan smokes heavily, was suffering from a persistent backache and had entered the forties a couple of years ago.
Emirates 24|7 (ae)
added Jan 11, 2015 04:12
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[Asia, India] Plea to defer tobacco ban

The government has been urged to put on hold the proposed regulatory measures on use of tobacco and areca nut and sale of loose cigarettes till such time that alternative cash crops are suggested for the growers of these products so that their livelihood
The Hindu Online (in)
added Dec 4, 2014 13:01
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[Asia, India] Beware! E-cigarettes can give your PC malware

A new study has revealed that electronic cigarettes have become the latest vector for malicious software that can be transmitted to computers. A report on social news site Reddit suggests that at least one "vaper" has suffered the downside of trusting th
Asian Age (in)
added Nov 24, 2014 02:56
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[Asia, India] Smoking led to British national's death

The British national, whose body was found on Howrah-Delhi railway track two days ago, was suffering from depression and addicted to cigarettes and probably died while trying to open the train's door for smoking, police said today.
PTI - Press Trust of India (in)
added Nov 2, 2014 10:21
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[India] I Started Smoking For Ithihasa: Anusree

Actress Anusree says that she started smoking cigarettes for the perfection of her character in the movie Ithihasa. ...The actress states that she has turned into a skilful smoker after the long filming schedule.
Filmibeat
added Oct 14, 2014 13:09
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[Asia, India] Efforts on to stop tobacco farming

With an aim to encourage farmers to give up tobacco farming without any economic loss, Union health minister Harsh Vardhan has written to the agriculture and commerce ministers regarding developing a scheme to lure away growers from tobacco.
Asian Age (in)
added Oct 7, 2014 16:59
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[Asia, India] 'Need to act against hookah bars flouting smoke-free norms'

As many as 126 women have been fined for lighting up in public... The State Tobacco Control Department conducted 1,27,330 raids at public places and 2,55,011 raids on public service vehicles during the period and as many as 68,959 men were issued challan
The Hindu Online (in)
added Oct 6, 2014 13:07
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[India] 'Uthak Baithak' new penalty for penniless public smokers

Indore:...they caught two people while smoking at public place at Regal square on Thursday evening. They were asked to pay a fine of Rs. 200 each, but since they did not have the enough amount, hence they were asked to ‘do 10 sit-ups holding ears’, which
Free Press Journal (in)
added Sep 30, 2014 04:55
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[Asia, India] Police plan to turn Kerala capital ‘tobacco-free’

city police taking several initiatives, including strict implementation of anti-tobacco laws. Close on the heels of the state government increasing the tax on cigarette, the city police has joined hands with “janamaithri” personnel, the community police w
Indian Express (in)
added Sep 23, 2014 06:42
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