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[Asia, India] Mangaluru: Health care workers launch 'Smoke free home' initiative

A community wide intervention to promote smoke free homes in the city with the help of primary health care workers was launched at the Primary Health Centre in Bondel on June 27. This intervention was held by Health and Family Welfare Services – DK, Distr
Daijiworld.com (in)
added Jun 29, 2017 09:39
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[Asia, India] Proposed 18% GST on purchase of unmanufactured tobacco riles farmers

The proposed levy of 18% Goods and Services Tax (GST) on purchase of unmanufactured tobacco has become a source of concern to the tobacco farmers in Karnataka. Hitherto, traders and manufacturers were exempted from paying any tax while purchasing tobacc
The Hindu Online (in)
added Jun 16, 2017 00:12
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[Asia] India Acts to Save Lives by Taxing Cigarettes, Bidis at Highest Rate

The GST negotiations in India featured intensive lobbying by every sector of the tobacco industry, including major cigarette companies, bidi “barons” and smokeless tobacco manufacturers. By subjecting tobacco to the highest GST rate, the government of In
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Jun 8, 2017 14:41
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[Asia, India] Govt bans hookahs in hotels, airports

The government has decided to ban the sale and use of hookahs in hotels, restaurants and even airports while smoking is otherwise legally permitted. According to an official notification of Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW) on May 23, the go
Millennium Post (in)
added May 26, 2017 01:19
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[Asia] Ban on tobacco, gutka showing a dip in oral cancer cases in India: Dr. Pankaj Chaturvedi

Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and the Centre for Disease Control’s National Tobacco Survey have indicated a dip in tobacco consumption in India among males. These are attributed mainly to the ban on tobacco and gutka use in public place
Pharmabiz.com (in)
added May 19, 2017 21:47
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[Asia, India] Delhi University students to recycle cigarette butts

Enactus SVC, through its project “CiggB”, will collect and recycle cigarette butts. Apart from saving the environment, the process will also generate wages for the poor. The team has around seven female and four male rag pickers as their beneficiary targ
Asian Age (in)
added May 11, 2017 14:44
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[Asia, India] Increase in tobacco crop size leaves many unhappy

Restrictions:The Tobacco Board has resolved to limit the horizontal expansion of tobacco and has issued necessary instructions against allowing new barns to be constructed. Growers, anti-tobacco activists criticise move to raise the figure from 95 milli
The Hindu Online (in)
added Apr 22, 2017 23:32
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[Asia, India] Study wants stricter norms to combat bidi smoking

A recent "Lancet" study has recommended stricter controls and regulation to dissuade people from smoking bidies, which it said, caused health problems including respiratory ailments. Severe respiratory impairment, significant cardio-respiratory condition
PTI - Press Trust of India (in)
added Apr 17, 2017 21:50
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[Asia, India] Should the govt hold stake in tobacco firms?

That’s the substance of a case filed by a group of individuals, some of whom run the Tata Trusts, in the Bombay high court. The case—the court is yet to decide whether to admit it or not—specifically names ITC Ltd, which it refers to as “primarily” a tob
livemint.com (in)
added Apr 17, 2017 19:19
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[Asia, India] 22 percent of TV programmes depict tobacco use: Government study

Nearly 22 per cent of television programmes in India depict tobacco use and 71 per cent of these were broadcast when children and adolescents may have been watching even as an estimated one million deaths in the country are linked to tobacco, a government
Zee News (in)
added Feb 10, 2017 19:53
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