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[Asia, India] Brosnan knew the product he was promoting: Pan Bahar

The manufacturers of Pan Bahar have reiterated that the product does not contain any nicotine or tobacco, and that there has been no violation of the contract signed by Hollywood star Pierce Brosnan. While the firm is yet to detail its strategy to deal wi
Times of India
added Oct 23, 2016 14:37
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[Asia, India] Appeal to GST Council for highest tobacco tax

Tobacco Free Kerala, a state-based outfit, along with other tobacco control groups in the country, have appealed for the highest tax on tobacco to the GST council. The request was made in view of the 2015 World Health Organisation (WHO) Global Tobacco Ep
PTI - Press Trust of India (in)
added Oct 17, 2016 17:57
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[India] A Response to the WHO FCTC CoP7 (ENDS) Report (PDF)

Failure to do so will not only put people’s lives and health at IMMEDIATE risk, but also diminish the credibility of the organisation. It is the WHO’s FCTC delegates responsibility at the forthcoming CoP7 to be fully aware of emerging public health trends
INNCO (International Network of Nicotine Consumer Organisations)
added Oct 10, 2016 15:54
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[Asia, India] Tobacco growers seek inclusion

ITGA president Francois van der Merwe said... “We have been trying to engage the WHO on health matters so that any differences they have with our industry can be resolved. We have written to them since 2012 and they haven’t responded in the last four year
Independent Online (IOL) / The Post (za)
added Oct 3, 2016 23:07
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[Asia, India] WHO spotlights films as “cross-border tobacco promotion”

In preparation for the COP this November in Delhi, India, the Convention Secretariat prepared a report, Tobacco advertising, promotion and sponsorship: Depiction of tobacco in entertainment media
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Oct 3, 2016 15:54
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[India, Nigeria] ITGA Africa outraged at exclusion of Tobacco growing countries from FCTC

is deeply concerned to hear reports that the UnitedNations (UN) intends to ban dozens of “appointed and elected officials from executive, legislative and judicial branches” representing tobacco-growing countries from participation in the next Conference o
Vanguard (ng)
added Sep 24, 2016 01:40
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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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