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[Asia, India] 'Need to act against hookah bars flouting smoke-free norms'

As many as 126 women have been fined for lighting up in public... The State Tobacco Control Department conducted 1,27,330 raids at public places and 2,55,011 raids on public service vehicles during the period and as many as 68,959 men were issued challan
The Hindu Online (in)
added Oct 6, 2014 13:07

[India] 'Uthak Baithak' new penalty for penniless public smokers

Indore:...they caught two people while smoking at public place at Regal square on Thursday evening. They were asked to pay a fine of Rs. 200 each, but since they did not have the enough amount, hence they were asked to ‘do 10 sit-ups holding ears’, which
Free Press Journal (in)
added Sep 30, 2014 04:55

[Asia, India] Police plan to turn Kerala capital ‘tobacco-free’

city police taking several initiatives, including strict implementation of anti-tobacco laws. Close on the heels of the state government increasing the tax on cigarette, the city police has joined hands with “janamaithri” personnel, the community police w
Indian Express (in)
added Sep 23, 2014 06:42

[Asia, India] 10 new tobacco cessation clinics on anvil for TN

bacco cessation clinics at district-level hospitals in places including Coimbatore, Madurai, Tiruchi, Salem and Dindigul. These clinics will have a doctor and a staff nurse, and offer both counselling and pharmacological options to those who are attempti
The Hindu Online (in)
added Sep 14, 2014 11:50

[Asia] POLITO: ITC sustainability award for India's million smoking deaths

India is home to 12% of the world's smokers (120 million), nearly one million annual smoking related deaths, and arguably the world's most brazen tobacco company, ITC Limited.... ITC sells 80 percent of India's cigarettes. Reflect on the hypocrisy of ITC
added Sep 14, 2014 11:49

[Asia, India] Tobacco causes huge economic burden on users: Study

According to a study conducted by Public Health Foundation of India and WHO, the total economic costs attributed to tobacco use in Rajasthan amounted to Rs 1,160 crore in 2011 per person aged between 35-69, of which 70% was direct medical costs and 31% wa
Times of India
added Sep 8, 2014 05:19

[Asia, India] Incentive-based project soon to keep kids off gutka

Ahmedabad Dental College, in collaboration with New York University's School of Dentistry and Manipal University's Dentistry College, plans to develop an incentive-based programme to curb the use of gutka use among schoolchildren. New York University prof
Times of India
added Sep 3, 2014 16:40

[Asia, India] Only 6 out of 21 states didn't violate anti-tobacco ad laws in 2012-13

Andhra Pradesh led in the number of violations of the Cigarettes and other Tobacco Products (Prohibition of Advertisement and Regulation of Trade and Commerce, Production, Supply and Distribution) Act, 2003 (COTPA) with prosecution of 71,705 persons and c
Indian Television Dot Com (in)
added Aug 4, 2014 20:32

[Asia, India] ITC Q1 Sales Jump on Demand for Smaller Smokes, Consumer Goods

ITC, India's largest cigarette maker, reported a better-than-expected 25 per cent rise in quarterly sales as demand for smaller and cheaper cigarettes grew and its consumer goods business put in a stronger performance.
New Delhi Television Limited (NDTV) (in)
added Jul 29, 2014 13:40

[Asia] Tobacco Consumption High among Indian Females: Government

The use of smokeless forms of tobacco is more prevalent (18.4 percent) among females than smoking forms (2.9 percent), Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare Harsh Vardhan pointed out in Rajya Sabha. The International Agency for Research on Cancer (
IBT - International Business Times
added Jul 29, 2014 01:46
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