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[India] Smoking a cause of 100 million deaths in 100 years: Study

Nearly 45 trillion bidis and cigarettes manufactured over the past 100 years in the country are expected to be responsible for nearly 100 million deaths of adult Indians, a recent study has found. "Our calculations are derived from using the most conser
Business Standard (in)
added Nov 25, 2012 13:03

[India] Tobacco didn't kill them but life has become hell now

Tobacco consumers may end up on hospital beds, spending savings of their lifetime on treatment of cancer and causing trauma of the worst kind to their kin, writes Banjot Kaur Bhatia after meeting a few of them.
Times of India
added Nov 23, 2012 15:02

[India] 'Not just tobacco users prone to cancer'

Other than tobacco users, there are six other high-risk groups prone to cancer, Dr Shekhar Salkar, general secretary of the National Organization for Tobacco Eradication (NOTE) said.
Times of India
added Nov 23, 2012 10:40

[India] Andhra farmers concerned over WHO convention on tobacco

A meeting of tobacco farmers on Sunday voiced its opposition to certain draft recommendations allegedly made by the working group for the 5th Conference of Parties (COP 5) on WHO's Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) to be held in Korea next mo
Zee News (in)
added Oct 21, 2012 21:04

India Campaigns to Stamp Out Smokeless Tobacco

India is in a growing battle with the tobacco industry to ban gutkha, a mixture of chewing tobacco and pan masala, the ubiquitous mixture of nuts, seeds, herbs, and spices that Indian families serve after meals.
Asia Sentinel (hk)
added Oct 19, 2012 02:21

[India] Outcry over tobacco industry advertising campaign against Gutka ban

After as many as 14 states imposed a ban on the manufacture and sale of gutka, the tobacco industry has launched an advertising campaign against the ban. The move has, in turn, got anti-tobacco groups fuming as they believe the campaign violates the ant
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 14, 2012 02:46

[India] 21.4 per cent adults consume tobacco in Kerala

A total of 21.4 per cent adults in Kerala consume one or other form of tobacco regularly of which 35.5 per cent are men and 8.5 per cent women, says a recent survey.
Business Standard (in)
added Oct 11, 2012 06:13

[India] Smokeless tobacco spells doom in Bengal

Smoking is injurious to health, but chewing (tobacco) can be equally disastrous. Baruipur resident Dipankar Chatterjee learnt it the hard way a few months back.
Times of India
added Sep 17, 2012 15:06

[India] 'Ban tobacco altogether to prevent gutkha addiction'

De-addiction experts in the state have welcomed the gutkha ban but believe that it will hardly be a deterrent to addicts. They admit that gutkha will no longer be easily available but because of this prohibition, many will realise that they are indeed ad
DNA India (in)
added Sep 14, 2012 08:03

[India] Gowda advises tobacco growers against distress sale

Former prime minister H D Deve Gowda on Wednesday appealed to tobacco growers of the State not to panic and resort to distress sale of their produce, yielding to pressure from merchants.
Deccan Herald (in)
added Sep 12, 2012 18:59
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