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[East Timor, India, Thailand] Tobacco Kills Over 1.3 Million Southeast Asians Every Year: WHO

Singh, regional director for South-East Asia, said: "We know that tobacco use is the leading cause of preventable deaths." She was speaking at the inauguration of the WHO's South-East Asia regional committee meeting at Dili (Timor-Leste), where health min
IANS - Indo-Asian News Service (in)
added Sep 7, 2015 11:08
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[Asia, India] Rotary organizes “Dr Madan Kapre's horror show” about ill-effects of tobacco

Rotary Club of Nagpur South organized a programme to create awareness about the ill-effects of consumption of tobacco, kharra, gutkha, supari (betel nut) for teachers of Eklavya Ekal Vidyalaya. Dr Madan Kapre, a senior ENT surgeon of city working against
Times of India
added Aug 31, 2015 20:48
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[Asia] India has highest number of smokeless tobacco deaths, finds new study

India accounts for nearly three- fourths of over a quarter million deaths worldwide caused by smokeless tobacco while millions more have their lives shortened due to its ill health effects, a new study has found. "Nearly 85% of the total burden attribut
DNA India (in)
added Aug 25, 2015 20:06
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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.
Reuters
added Jul 13, 2015 10:01
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[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
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[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
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[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
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[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 (in)
added Apr 1, 2015 10:58
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[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
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[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
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