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[Asia, India] Court directs govt to implement bigger smoking warnings

An Indian court has directed the federal government to immediately implement a rule for bigger health warnings on tobacco packaging, months after the measure was put on hold pending a report from a parliamentary panel.
added Jul 13, 2015 10:01

[Asia, India] Transport dept initiates anti-tobacco campaign in Assam

Commissioner of Transport J Balaji though a letter dated June 18 requested all DTOs to take necessary steps for making public places like bus stands, parking places, all public conveyances, halting places, including Transport offices as No Smoking Area/Zo
PTI - Press Trust of India (in)
added Jun 25, 2015 14:56

[Asia, Asia-pacific, Philippines] India tobacco confab a ploy to sway policies, PH warned

Philippines–Antismoking groups on Wednesday warned the government against participating in the three-day tax forum being held in India, saying it is a tobacco industry trap meant to sway government policies on public health and tobacco control in the Asia
Philippine Daily Inquirer (ph)
added May 7, 2015 12:03

[Asia] Smoking kills — in India too

Even after taking into account all these differences, we find that smokers have a higher death rate than non-smokers. Among men, daily smokers are 1.14 times as likely to die between the two interviews as the non-smokers and occasional smokers. Lest this
The Hindu Online (in)
added May 4, 2015 12:39

[Asia] Poster girl of India’s anti-tobacco campaign Sunita Tomar dies at 28

she wrote: “Recently Dilip Gandhi chairman of a Parliamentary panel wrote to the Health Ministry asking for the notification on bigger tobacco pack warnings to be kept in abeyance. I was shocked that people in such high posts can be so irresponsible. Bigg
Indian Express
added Apr 1, 2015 10:58

[Asia, India] Four vendors booked for selling e-cigarettes in Punjab

Punjab government on Friday said it has booked four vendors for selling e-cigarettes and nicotine in chemical form and for violating the directive issued by the state government to make the state tobacco free.
Hindustan Times (in)
added Feb 13, 2015 15:11

[Asia, India] Maharashtra govt to ban tobacco consumption at public places: Fadnavis

Maharashtra government will soon impose a ban on tobacco consumption at public places, Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis said today. "Cancer caused by consumption of tobacco, gutkha, paan masala and cigarettes affects not only that individual, but an ent
PTI - Press Trust of India (in)
added Feb 4, 2015 14:53

[Asia, India] Shah Rukh Khan cannot maintain his six pack… blame heavy smoking?

Shah Rukh Khan had taken a couple of months to build a set of six-pack abs for an item song in Om Shanti Om. King Khan smokes heavily, was suffering from a persistent backache and had entered the forties a couple of years ago.
Emirates 24|7 (ae)
added Jan 11, 2015 04:12

[Asia, India] Plea to defer tobacco ban

The government has been urged to put on hold the proposed regulatory measures on use of tobacco and areca nut and sale of loose cigarettes till such time that alternative cash crops are suggested for the growers of these products so that their livelihood
The Hindu Online (in)
added Dec 4, 2014 13:01

[Asia, India] Beware! E-cigarettes can give your PC malware

A new study has revealed that electronic cigarettes have become the latest vector for malicious software that can be transmitted to computers. A report on social news site Reddit suggests that at least one "vaper" has suffered the downside of trusting th
Asian Age (in)
added Nov 24, 2014 02:56
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