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[Asia, India] TOBACCO SELLERS TO PROTEST TO ‘PROTECT LIVELIHOOD’

Thousands of paan-tobacco retailers in State have decided to take forward the fight against Union Government’s recent order asking them not to sell non tobacco items saying that abiding by the order is going to drag poor retailers and their families int
Daily Pioneer (in)
added Nov 20, 2017 17:14
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[Asia, India] Health ministry planning to issue advisory to states on risks of e-smoking

The Union health ministry is planning to issue an advisory to all states on the health risks of electronic smoking, even as it is in a quandary over which legal provisions it should be banned under. The advisory is likely to mention that products such as
Indian Express
added Nov 20, 2017 18:36
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[Asia, India] Tobacco products still available around Delhi schools despite ban

Tobacco products are still being sold close to schools, both private and government, despite restrictions on kiosks or shops within 100 yards of a school to help curb tobacco menace in children. Observational visit was undertaken by Consumer Voice Delhi
The Hindu Online (in)
added Nov 19, 2017 01:29
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[Asia, India] Clearing the air about COPD

Ahead of World COPD Day on 15 November, we demystify chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
livemint.com (in)
added Nov 14, 2017 03:02
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[Asia, India] Separate sachets, printed warnings: Rules tilted to beat the ban, chew tobacco

Despite the ban and a subsequent order by the apex court seeking compliance reports, buying chewable tobacco is as easy as buying toffees. Despite 23 states and five Union territories banning it, products continue to be available in the market. Most ciga
Hindustan Times (in)
added Nov 13, 2017 19:28
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[Asia, India] West Bengal empowers headmasters of educational institutions to penalise tobacco selling in their vicinity

The West Bengal government has instructed all the educational institutions in the state to impose a penalty up to Rs 200 on any individual selling tobacco products within or 100 yards away from its premises. In a directive issued last week, the state's e
Firstpost.com (in)
added Nov 13, 2017 19:26
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[Asia, India] 25 per cent of Mumbai's youngsters addicted to tobacco products

A recent survey has revealed that one in every four students between the ages of 10 and 19 in Mumbai's schools is addicted to smoking and tobacco in other forms. The study, conducted by Mazgaon's Prince Aly Khan Hospital in association with Manipal Univer
Times of India
added Nov 8, 2017 17:21
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[India] Delhi, Blanketed in Toxic Haze, ‘Has Become a Gas Chamber’

the situation is adding to a growing health crisis in the region. “I don’t see pink lungs even among healthy nonsmoking young people,” he said in a telephone interview on Tuesday. “The air quality has become so bad that even if you are a nonsmoker you are
New York Times
added Nov 7, 2017 20:04
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[India] A proxy on your house

India is embroiled in a different sort of proxy fight. ITC, the $50 billion conglomerate behind WelcomHotels and Gold Flake cigarettes, alleges that Institutional Investor Advisory Services defamed it by knocking the board and the chairman’s pay package,
breakingviews
added Nov 7, 2017 19:51
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[Asia, India] Mumbai: 25% students between 10 and 19 addicted to smoking

A survey conducted by the Prince Aly Khan Hospital, Mazgaon, in association with the Manipal University, has revealed that 25 per cent of the students, between 10 and 19, studying in city municipal and private schools, are getting increasingly habituated
Free Press Journal (in)
added Nov 7, 2017 04:00
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