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[India] Passive smoking affects 40% Chennai kids

Nearly 40 per cent of children in the city are exposed to passive smoking which makes them vulnerable to cancer as they inhale the toxic smoke at home from their fathers, says a survey conducted by Adyar Cancer Institute (ACI).
Deccan Chronicle (in)
added Jul 16, 2012 11:35
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[India] Saif Ali Khan to appear in anti-smoking promo for Go Goa Gone

Saif Ali Khan has shot a special video to spread awareness about ills of tobacco that will play in the beginning of his upcoming movie Go Goa Gone where he is seen as a cigar smoking zombie killer.
Firstpost.com (in)
added Apr 1, 2013 09:41
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[India] ITC aims to smoke out rivals with 64mm cigarettes

its mainstay still remains cigarettes and its here that it aims to shake up the market with a new 64mm cigarette.
Moneycontrol.com / Television Eighteen (in)
added Aug 28, 2012 23:52
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[China, India] 'Drink green tea, kick the butt'

Drink green tea to get over the nicotine urge, say Chinese researchers -- and this is a finding that medical professionals in Kerala have reacted positively to.
DNA India (in)
added Aug 26, 2012 05:24
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[Asia, India, Florida] ROY: The unfair $23 billion tobacco verdict: Time for smokers to stop playing dumb

In India I am used to being in a group where I am the only person not smoking. Without ash trays in the house a social life seemed impossible. I have hung out with friends in a bar where everyone is lighting up under a No Smoking sign. No one gives me a
Firstpost.com (in)
added Jul 22, 2014 13:35
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[India] World Heart Federation calls on all countries to follow example of Finland, New Zealand

As the Tobacco End Game conference takes place in New Delhi, India, this week, The World Heart Federation today calls on countries worldwide to follow the example set by nations such as Finland, New Zealand, and Scotland to set a target year to end tobac
Science Codex
added Sep 10, 2013 13:13
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[Asia, India] Hookah less harmful than cigarettes: Study

"The new study reiterates that hookah smoke is a less harmful option compared to cigarette smoking. But I would emphasise more on herbal hookahs which are free of tobacco or nicotine as the best alternative," said Shireen Parker, vice-president of Arabia
IANS - Indo-Asian News Service (in)
added Sep 23, 2013 12:27
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[Asia, India] Gutkha, pan masala banned in Haryana, says health minister

manufacturing, storage, distribution and sale of gutkha, pan masala, flavoured or scented tobacco and similar products containing tobacco have been completely banned in the state. The minister said that other products containing tobacco available in marke
Hindustan Times (in)
added Sep 10, 2015 13:20
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[Asia, India] 'Never endorsed tobacco, alcohol'

Master blaster Sachin Tendulkar, on Saturday, said he has gone by his father’s advice to date not to endorse tobacco products or alcohol. “On occasions when I was approached to do this kind of ads, and I could have been carried away at that early stage i
The Hindu Online (in)
added Sep 5, 2015 18:05
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[Asia] India, Bangladesh have 80 percent smokeless tobacco users

80 percent of more than 300 million consumers of smokeless tobacco in 70 countries belong to India and Bangladesh, a report on the global use of smokeless tobacco has claimed.
Zee News (in)
added Dec 16, 2014 07:09
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