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[Asia, India] Nicotine sans tobacco may ward off Alzheimer's disease: Study

Nicotine -- when given independent of tobacco -- could help protect the brain as it ages and even ward off neuro-degenerative diseases such as Parkinson's or Alzheimer's disease, US researchers have said. The ability of nicotine -- an important component
IANS - Indo-Asian News Service (in)
added Sep 21, 2016 16:22
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[Asia, India] IANS Talking to a nurse may persuade smokers to quit smoking

The research shows that self-reported quit rates increased when nurses and other staff members were trained to coach patients on how to stop smoking. "Hospitalisation is the perfect time to help people quit. They are more motivated and nurses can explai
IANS - Indo-Asian News Service (in)
added Sep 18, 2016 23:34
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[Asia, India] Punjab police issues warning on sale of e-cigarettes

Punjabpolice has issued notices to various e-commerce portals for violating the Drugs and Cosmetics Act by selling e-cigarettes. "Punjabpolice's cyber crime wing has issued notices to different e-commerce portals for selling e-cigarettes," an official
Business Standard (in)
added Sep 1, 2016 15:44
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[Asia, India] On the rise, tobacco use and lung cancer

Lung cancer is on the rise in Bengal but smokers and other tobacco users in the state cannot care less, figures presented by an oncologist from Mumbai's Tata Memorial Hospital suggest. Pankaj Chaturvedi, a head and neck surgeon, drove home the point wit
The Telegraph (Calcutta) (in)
added Aug 31, 2016 13:42
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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
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[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
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[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
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[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
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[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
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[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
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