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[India] Tobacco free govt buildings gets NOTE approval

National Organisation for Tobacco Eradication (NOTE) India has applauded the decision of Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare to declare government offices and buildings ‘Tobacco Free’. In a letter written by Union Health Secretary, Preeti Sudan to
Oherald -Herald-Goa (in)
added Dec 9, 2018 21:44

[India] Exclusive: Delhi city government bars Bloomberg-funded charity from tobacco control work

A small Indian non-profit funded by Bloomberg Philanthropies will not be allowed to carry out tobacco-control work in New Delhi after it failed to disclose its funding, according to a city government official and a memo seen by Reuters.
added Dec 4, 2018 12:15

[Asia, India] Assam Schools To Take Oath On Not To Use Betel Nut Or Tobacco

Around 45 lakh children studying in government schools across Assam will be administered an oath on Saturday not to use betel nut or tobacco.
New Delhi Television Limited (NDTV) (in)
added Nov 30, 2018 18:08

India e-Cigarette Market Report 2018: Cheap Tobacco Products and the Presence of a Black Market are Challenges for the Long-Term Growth of the Market

The "Strict Regulation Means Imports Dominate: India Market Report" report has been added to's offering. The report takes a look at India, where the vaping market and vaping population are expected to grow in the coming years as t
PR Newswire
added Dec 2, 2018 21:16

[Asia, India] Centre directs states to make all govt buildings tobacco free

Union health ministry has directed all States to make government buildings and offices “Tobacco Free” in order to protect public health. Health secretary Preeti Sudan has written to all State Chief Secretaries and Secretaries of all government departments (in)
added Nov 29, 2018 23:02

[Asia, India] Health Ministry: Make all Govt premises tobacco-free zones

Union Health Ministry has now asked all the State Governments and other Central Government departments to initiate similar move in all their buildings to protect public health. Union Health Secretary Preeti Sudan in her recent letter to all the State Gov
Daily Pioneer (in)
added Nov 28, 2018 23:16

[Asia] Plain packaging: The next frontier in India’s war on tobacco?

India’s progress is all the more impressive considering the frequent interventions of India’s powerful tobacco lobby to stop tobacco control measures from taking shape. Their efforts have taken the form of protests, litigation and even illegal advertisin
The News Minute (in)
added Nov 28, 2018 23:04

[Asia] Juul, smokin' hot Silicon Valley e-cigarette startup, wants India to light up. Will regulators prove a drag?

Barely three months after the Indian government issued an advisory against electronic nicotine-delivery systems, Juul Labs, the Silicon Valley e-cigarette startup valued at USD16 billion, is making fast moves to enter India. According to two people f
Times of India
added Dec 7, 2018 15:09

[Asia, India] Priyanka Chopra and Madhu ban alcohol and cigarettes on Pahuna sets

Collaborating with kids on their upcoming Sikkimese film, Pahuna, the mother-daughter duo has put in place a no-smoking and no-alcohol policy. Dr Madhu Chopra tells mid-day, "Since the film features children as the protagonists, we put this rule in place (in)
added Nov 25, 2018 20:48

A remote Indian island, its fiercely isolationist inhabitants, and the death of an American missionary

ther Andaman tribes’ encounters with modernity had not left them better off. Indian settlers have overtaken Jarawa forests, exposing the natives to alcohol and tobacco and subjecting some women to sexual abuse.
Los Angeles Times
added Nov 26, 2018 09:04
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