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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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[Asia, India] Doctors blame celebrity endorsement of tobacco for high incidence of mouth cancer

Celebrities like Shah Rukh Khan, Ajay Devgn, Saif Ali Khan promote pan masala, say doctors. The rate of incidence of mouth cancer among younger men, in the age group 25-49 years, is extremely high, according to a study published in The International Jou
DNA India (in)
added Apr 11, 2016 04:10
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[Asia, India] Tobacco: Awareness drive on new health warnings rule

Delhi government today carried out a drive to create awareness among people and tobacco vendors on the recent rule mandating pictorial warnings covering 85 per cent of the packaging space of all tobacco products.
PTI - Press Trust of India (in)
added Apr 9, 2016 13:45
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[Asia, India] Smokers stock up, vendors cash in as cigarette firms halt production

Hardened smokers like Ganguly are stocking up on the sticks, partly to beat an almost inevitable retail price hike after tobacco companies on Friday decided to halt production over a dispute with the government on the size of pictorial warnings they shou
livemint.com (in)
added Apr 6, 2016 21:50
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