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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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[Asia, India] KOHLI: Romancing the smoke

Addictions are a part of life, as is disease. Governmental regulations do control, advertising should be categorical to convey a single purposeful meaning. Inputs from citizens, lifestyle changes, social philosophies, have a definite role.
Times of India
added May 9, 2016 22:49
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[Asia, India] Nagaland's Capital Kohima Becomes The Latest City To Be Declared Smoke-Free

On Friday, Nagaland's capital Kohima joined other capitals like Chandigarh, Kottayam and Shimla to become a completely 'smoke-fee' city. The official declaration was made by district Deputy Commissioner Rovilatuo Mor during a campaign for 'Smoke Free Koh
Times of India
added May 1, 2016 19:24
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[Asia, India] ‘Show tobacco growers a viable alternative’

Biannual meet of Framework Convention on Tobacco Control should involve main stakeholders: Antonio Abrunhosa
The Hindu Online (in)
added Apr 29, 2016 08:49
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[Asia] SATEL: What’s Really Killing India’s Smokers / Misinformation about e-cigarettes and vaping presents a growing threat to public health ($$)

Earlier this month, Parvesh Kumar was sentenced to three years in jail and fined $1,500. His crime? Selling cigarettes. To be precise, e-cigarettes, battery-powered devices that heat a nicotine solution to produce a vapor. In 2013, the state drugs contr
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Apr 26, 2016 14:44
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[Asia, India] 'Tobacco' As Food Item To Ban It, Suggests Delhi Government To Centre

health department has urged the Centre to amend the definition of 'Food' and label 'tobacco' as a food item in the Food Safety and Standards Act 2006..."It is mentionable that no government will allow to put anything inside the mouth which is a poison or
PTI - Press Trust of India (in)
added Apr 24, 2016 23:21
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[Asia, India] Vendors selling cigarettes to minors will be jailed

Any vendor caught selling cigarettes to minor children will be put behind bars. An FIR will be registered against erring vendors under the Juvenile Justice Act. The Principal Secretary (Health) has also written to the Police Department in this regard. Dr
Chandigarh Tribune (in)
added Apr 18, 2016 23:01
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[Asia, India] ITC makes more management changes; Personal care head Sandeep Kaul to look after cigarettes business

The Economic Times (India)
added Apr 15, 2016 10:15
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[Asia] Indian Tobacco Firms Halt Cigarette Output as They Fight New Warning Labels

One company says it is seeking clarity, while antismoking activists say the firms are exerting economic pressure on regulators
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Apr 14, 2016 17:02
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[Asia, India] Tobacco industry facing losses of over Rs 350 crore each day as cigarette makers shut operations

"Tobacco industry is facing losses worth over Rs 350 crore each day as cigarette makers have been forced to shut operations due to lack of clarity on proposed graphic health warnings on tobacco items," the industry body said in a statement.
PTI - Press Trust of India (in)
added Apr 12, 2016 21:57
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