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[Asia, India] 22 percent of TV programmes depict tobacco use: Government study

Nearly 22 per cent of television programmes in India depict tobacco use and 71 per cent of these were broadcast when children and adolescents may have been watching even as an estimated one million deaths in the country are linked to tobacco, a government
Zee News (in)
added Feb 10, 2017 19:53
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[Asia, India] Need massive campaign against tobacco consumption and cancer: Kulaste

“Merely conducting events and seminars on cancer or tobacco free society cannot work. We have to take the message to the masses and remote areas and repeatedly tell people about hazardous effects of tobacco consumption and smoking,” says Faggan Singh Ku
Drug Today (in)
added Dec 26, 2016 16:52
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[Asia, India] GUJARAT CLEARS ORDINANCE BANNING HOOKAH BARS IN STATE

“The Gujarat cabinet today approved an ordinance to effect necessary amendments in the Cigarettes and Other Tobacco Products Act (COTPA) of 2003,” Minister of State for Home, Pradeepsinh Jadeja said in Gandhinagar. Once it comes into effect, those found
PTI - Press Trust of India (in)
added Dec 17, 2016 07:10
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[Asia, India] Lung cancer on the rise in non-smokers

"In the US, lung cancer in never-smokers is now considered the 6th most common cause of cancer deaths. While in India, we do not have any such consolidated estimates. In recent years, doctors have witnessed an increasing number of cases in which the pati
Times of India
added Nov 22, 2016 16:44
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[Asia, India] No place for farmers at CoP meetings

A delegation of tobacco growers from six countries, including the US, traveled to Greater Noida, India,... Vera da Costa e Silva, reportedly said they didn’t belong there. “I have seen the tobacco farmers, and they always try to manipulate,” she was quo
Tobacco Reporter
added Nov 15, 2016 21:51
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[Asia, India] Will ENDS justify the means?

The global anti-tobacco conference’s move to allow member nations to prohibit or restrict sale of Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems provokes an outcry from harm reduction experts. The global anti-tobacco conference winded down on Saturday toeing a ha
The Hindu Online (in)
added Nov 15, 2016 20:39
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[Asia, India] Tobacco industry dissatisfied over non-inclusion in FCTC COP 7

“It is unfortunate that the industry stakeholders and tobacco farmers whose livelihood will be affected by the decisions at this conference have not been allowed to participate in the conference. It is disappointing that WHO and the Indian government did
Times of India
added Nov 10, 2016 23:35
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[Asia, India] WHO convention calls for monitoring waterpipe tobacco use

PTI - Press Trust of India (in)
added Nov 10, 2016 14:20
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[Asia, India] Smoking warning as researchers reveal 'largest preventable cause of disease on the planet' kills six million people a year

if current trends continue, the World Health Organization predicts more than 1 billion tobacco-related deaths this century. Starting Monday, representatives from at least 178 countries are meeting for five days in the Indian capital to discuss how they
AP - Associated Press
added Nov 7, 2016 18:42
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[Africa, India, Nigeria] Environmentalists Call for Support to hold Tobacco Companies liable for tobacco harms

As Nigeria joins the rest of the world to participate in the seventh session of the conference of parties (COP7) meeting... The Nigerian Spokesperson for the Network for Accountabilty of Tobacco Transnationals, NATT, Philip Jakpor said , “Nigeria and oth
Nigerian Observer (ng)
added Nov 2, 2016 06:31
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