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[India] Reverse smoking leading to rise in palate cancer

here has been no drop in the unique form of cancer called 'chutta' or palate cancer, which occurs due to smoking with the 'reverse' lighted end of the cigarette inside the mouth. In India, it's predominantly prevalent only in the north coastal districts o
Times of India
added Jan 8, 2013 05:03
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[India] Kerala HC strikes down ban on sale, supply of chewing tobacco

The Kerala high court has struck down a ban on supply and sale of chewing tobacco and tobacco products by invoking the provisions of the Food Safety and Standards (FSS) Act, 2006. Justice AM Shaffique ordered that state and commissioner of Food Safety ha
Times of India
added Jan 7, 2013 13:45
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[India] Odisha bans use of 'gutkha', chewing tobacco

Odisha government on Tuesday announced a state-wide ban on the manufacture, sale and use of guthka and chewing tobacco containing nicotine. "I appeal to people to cooperate with the state government to make Odisha a tobacco-free state," Health and Famil
Indian Express (in)
added Jan 1, 2013 12:03
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[India] WHO recommended therapy available for tobacco users in city

A robust and reliable quit infrastructure to support gutka and other tobacco users to quit successfully is now available in the form of a National Tobacco Cessation Quitline-1800 227787. If needed, tobacco users can also receive on ground doctor support t
Times of India
added Dec 21, 2012 12:25
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[India] Poster with smoking scene: case against Mythili

Kerala Health department has filed a case against actor Mythili for appearing in a poster smoking a cigarette to promote her latest film 'Matinee.'
Business Standard (in)
added Dec 20, 2012 15:03
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Gutkha wars: India toughens up on oral tobacco use ($$)

Now the directors of 12 regional cancer centres, the Indian Dental Association, and Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai, have called on the prime minister for a federal ban on the manufacture and sale of all smokeless tobacco products.2
British Medical Journal
added Dec 5, 2012 06:51
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[India] Smoking a cause of 100 million deaths in 100 years: Study

Nearly 45 trillion bidis and cigarettes manufactured over the past 100 years in the country are expected to be responsible for nearly 100 million deaths of adult Indians, a recent study has found. "Our calculations are derived from using the most conser
Business Standard (in)
added Nov 25, 2012 13:03
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[India] Tobacco didn't kill them but life has become hell now

Tobacco consumers may end up on hospital beds, spending savings of their lifetime on treatment of cancer and causing trauma of the worst kind to their kin, writes Banjot Kaur Bhatia after meeting a few of them.
Times of India
added Nov 23, 2012 15:02
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[India] 'Not just tobacco users prone to cancer'

Other than tobacco users, there are six other high-risk groups prone to cancer, Dr Shekhar Salkar, general secretary of the National Organization for Tobacco Eradication (NOTE) said.
Times of India
added Nov 23, 2012 10:40
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[India] Andhra farmers concerned over WHO convention on tobacco

A meeting of tobacco farmers on Sunday voiced its opposition to certain draft recommendations allegedly made by the working group for the 5th Conference of Parties (COP 5) on WHO's Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) to be held in Korea next mo
Zee News (in)
added Oct 21, 2012 21:04
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