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[India, Malawi] Ignore Anti-smocking Campaign: Let's Die of Tobacco While We Are Making Money-JZU

Malawi leader of opposition John Tembo has asked authorities to ignore the anti-smocking campaign being championed by the World Health Organisation (WHO), arguing "what is paramount important is making money". ... "After all, we are already dying of oth
Malawi Voice (mw)
added Feb 18, 2013 06:44

[India] Manipur to ban smokeless tobacco products

Commissioner Ram Muivah of the State Health Department said that the government is planning to ban consumption of smokeless tobacco in the State.
Assam Tribune (in)
added Jan 31, 2013 17:44

[India] Ban on tobacco an uphill task

Implementation of ban of tobacco products like gutka, khaini and allied produce which has come in to force from Wednesday is said to be a daunting task for the implementing agencies in the state in general and in East Godavari in particular.
Deccan Chronicle (in)
added Jan 17, 2013 08:28

[India] President to attend ITC-sponsored event, says no tobacco promotion

President Pranab Mukherjee will on Monday attend an award function jointly organised by the Confederation of Indian Industries and ITC and his office said the event had nothing to do with promotion of tobacco.
Deccan Chronicle (in)
added Jan 14, 2013 00:03

[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

[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

[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

[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

[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

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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