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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] Free Distribution of Tobacco Products to Children

The Government has enacted “Cigarettes and Other Tobacco Products (Prohibition of Advertisement and Regulation of Trade and Commerce, Production, Supply and Distribution) Act (COTPA) in 2003. Section 5 of the COTPA prohibits all forms of advertisement, pr
Press Information Bureau-Government of India (in)
added Aug 22, 2012 15:43
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[Asia-pacific, East Timor, India] Southeast Asian Health Ministers Sign Anti-Tobacco Declaration

The Dili Declaration called on governments, United Nations agencies and partners to accelerate tobacco control in the region which accounts for over one-third of the world's tobacco use. "Tobacco kills 1.3 million people in the region every year, includi
New Delhi Television Limited (NDTV) (in)
added Sep 8, 2015 10:31
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[Asia, India] ITC jumps on likely hold on loose cigarette ban

on reports that the government has indicated that it is in favour of wider consultations before bringing any amendments to the existing laws to restrict the sale of loose cigarettes. Steel Authority of India (Sail) dropped after the government announced t
Business Standard (in)
added Dec 4, 2014 20:42
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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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[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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[India] MEHROTRA: A pointless smokescreen: The government is on a slippery slope with ham-handed attempts at censorship

Woody Allen has refused to screen his film with disclaimers ... Blue Jasmine has only two slight scenes which feature cigarettes in them. It's not a film that condones smoking ... The government is in desperate need of clarity on these related issues. The
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 19, 2013 23:14
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[Asia, India] Chandigarh's tobacco-free status discussed

Tobacco control advocates from across India gathered in the city on Wednesday to discuss the experiences of the first smoke-free city in the country. The focus of the workshop is to protect non-smokers from the exposure to second-hand smoke and protect m
Hindustan Times (in)
added Oct 9, 2013 12:49
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[India] DUELLA: Tobacco Kills: Part 2 | Newslaundry

Is the government of India doing anything to take on the tobacco industry? The Supreme Court of India doesn’t think so – and in July 2013, reprimanded the government for colluding with the tobacco industry and its lobbyists. “Every day, every moment, peo
Newslaundry (in)
added Sep 13, 2013 15:35
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