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[Asia] GLANTZ: India’s strong policy to protect the public from onscreen smoking is under attac

India’s Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, which fought sensible regulation of onscreen smoking, is trying to re-open the issue and roll back the current rules, which will make it easier for the kind of backroom deals between multinational tobacco
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Aug 4, 2016 21:26

[Asia, India] Growth of tobacco business good for shareholders: ITC chief Y C Deveshwar

"Some shareholders are saying that growth of the tobacco business should be less while that of others (non-tobacco) should rise. That is not the objective", Deveshwar said at the company's AGM here. (Reuters) “Some shareholders are saying that growth o
Financial Express (in)
added Jul 22, 2016 23:35

[Asia, India] Does a puff in a car violate smoking ban? No one's sure

A senior official in the state anti-tobacco cell said they cannot take action against those smoking in private vehicles. “The Act does not give provision to book those who smoke in private vehicles. But traffic police can take action against those smokin
New Indian Express (in)
added Jul 14, 2016 15:32

[Asia, India] Karnataka becomes third state to ban e-cigarettes in the country

Health Minister UT Khader said that the decision has been taken on the recommendation of the committee on cancer prevention. He said e-cigarettes mimic the size and shape of cigarettes and contain a cartridge containing liquid, which includes nicotine (
Zee News (in)
added Jun 17, 2016 21:27

[Asia, India] Call National Tobacco Quit Line 1800-11-2356 to quit smoking: J P Nadda

J P Nadda, the Health Minister launches National Tobacco Quit line, 1800112356, today on the eve of World No Tobacco Day.
The Health Site (in)
added May 30, 2016 16:41

[Asia, India] SINGH: Here's Why IMA's White Paper on e-Cigarettes Seems Misleading & Possibly Flawed (Part I)

On 10th May 2016, the Indian Medical Association or IMA, which is a voluntary organization for representative, national voluntary organization of Doctors of Modern Scientific System of Medicine in India, released a controversial white paper on electronic
Entrepreneur Magazine
added May 12, 2016 19:57

[Asia, India] KOHLI: Romancing the smoke

Addictions are a part of life, as is disease. Governmental regulations do control, advertising should be categorical to convey a single purposeful meaning. Inputs from citizens, lifestyle changes, social philosophies, have a definite role.
Times of India
added May 9, 2016 22:49

[Asia, India] Nagaland's Capital Kohima Becomes The Latest City To Be Declared Smoke-Free

On Friday, Nagaland's capital Kohima joined other capitals like Chandigarh, Kottayam and Shimla to become a completely 'smoke-fee' city. The official declaration was made by district Deputy Commissioner Rovilatuo Mor during a campaign for 'Smoke Free Koh
Times of India
added May 1, 2016 19:24

[Asia, India] ‘Show tobacco growers a viable alternative’

Biannual meet of Framework Convention on Tobacco Control should involve main stakeholders: Antonio Abrunhosa
The Hindu Online (in)
added Apr 29, 2016 08:49

[Asia] SATEL: What’s Really Killing India’s Smokers / Misinformation about e-cigarettes and vaping presents a growing threat to public health ($$)

Earlier this month, Parvesh Kumar was sentenced to three years in jail and fined $1,500. His crime? Selling cigarettes. To be precise, e-cigarettes, battery-powered devices that heat a nicotine solution to produce a vapor. In 2013, the state drugs contr
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Apr 26, 2016 14:44
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