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[Asia, India] Ban manufacture, sale and import of SLT products

A report compiled by the National Institute of Cancer Prevention and Research (NICPR) in collaboration with the Indian Council for Medical Research (ICMR) has suggested a complete ban on manufacture, sale and import of smokeless tobacco (SLT) products as
DNA India (in)
added May 7, 2018 18:57
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[Asia] India to ratify WHO protocol against illegal trade of tobacco

The Cabinet on Wednesday cleared the decks for ratification of WHO Protocol to Eliminate Illicit Trade in Tobacco Products by India. The protocol applies to prevention of illegal trade of both smoking and smokeless (chewing) forms of tobacco. The move co
Chandigarh Tribune (in)
added May 3, 2018 19:28
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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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