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Over half a million children in India are smoking cigarettes everyday

For all the government’s efforts to discourage smoking, it remains a common sight across India. What’s worse is that the deadly habit can begin incredibly early, affecting children as young as 10 years old. There are over 625,000 Indian children (pdf) a
Quartz
added Mar 20, 2018 22:18
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[Asia] World Cancer Day: 5 key facts about lung cancer in India

#1. Smoking tobacco remains the single most important risk factor (80–90%) when it comes to developing lung cancer. #2. The overall estimated lung cancer mortality in India in 2012 was 63,759, making it the third most common cause of cancer-related mort
The Health Site (in)
added Feb 5, 2018 16:59
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Exclusive: With Roman law doctrine, India moves to stub out tobacco industry rights

The Indian government is pushing the Supreme Court to apply a rarely used doctrine that would strip the $11 billion tobacco industry’s legal right to trade, an effort aimed at deterring tobacco companies from challenging tough new regulations.
Reuters
added Feb 2, 2018 16:00
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[Asia] Karnataka HC order reverses India’s world-leading attempt of 85% pictorial warnings on tobacco products

In the Karnataka HC judgment one of the judges, Justice Nagarathna, stated that it is unnecessary to have pictorial and textual warnings suggestive of cancer particularly when the contents of the said warnings are not universally accepted as medically pro
DNA India (in)
added Jan 4, 2018 07:42
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[Asia] Mumbai cancer specialists seek ban on smoking at all airports in India

Oncologists say second and third-hand smoke from smoking lounges at the airports poses cardiac and cancer threats to fliers
Hindustan Times (in)
added Dec 4, 2017 01:51
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[Asia, India, Pakistan] It’s my personal life: Mahira Khan breaks silence on controversial pictures with Ranbir

After weeks of silence following the targeted hate and bashing at her when pictures of her smoking with Bollywood actor Ranbir went viral... "PS: Both smoking and hate are injurious to health.”
Daily Times (pk)
added Oct 24, 2017 23:26
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[Asia, India] Minister K J George announced the launch of a new initiative to make Bengaluru smoke-free

today announced the launch of a new initiative to make Bengaluru smoke-free as part of the city’s involvement in the Partnership for Healthy Cities. It is a global network of cities committed to reducing noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) and injuries. The P
India Education Diary (in)
added Oct 17, 2017 16:44
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[India] 'Every year after Diwali respiratory diseases double': Sharp rise in lung cancer among Delhi's non-smokers

Leading pulmonologists blame the worrisome trend on poor air quality and claim there is a tectonic shift in patient profile as the number of non-smokers contracting the deadly disease has gone up to 40 per cent from about 10 per cent 15 years ago.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 13, 2017 06:31
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[Asia, India] Non-smokers can get lung cancer and the reasons are around us

While it is true that smoking causes four out of five cases of lung cancer, the trend of lung cancer in non-smokers is also on the rise.... Second-hand smoking is of two types: the first type is the smoke exhaled by a smoker and the second type is that wh
The Economic Times (India)
added Sep 19, 2017 14:32
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[Asia, India] LMRC to frisk passengers for tobacco products from next week

With instances of people littering and spitting inside Metro stations showing no signs of abating, Lucknow Metro Rail Corporation (LMRC) has decided to frisk all passengers, both men and women, at the entry points of stations from next week to prevent the
Times of India
added Sep 18, 2017 23:57
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