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[Asia, India] 5 popular chain smokers of Bollywood

While some take smoking as fashion, others take it as a style quotient of the tinsel town. But there are many, who sincerely want to let go the tendency but are not able to and are addicted to this life-threatening habit. Here is the list of top five B
newsx (in)
added Aug 11, 2015 11:48
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[Asia, India] Now, you can report smoking ban violation on portal in Karnataka

If you come across someone smoking in a public place, all you have to do to bring it to the notice of the authorities is to visit the website cotpa.kar.nic.in. To ensure better monitoring of the implementation of the Cigarettes and Other Tobacco Product
The Hindu Online (in)
added Aug 11, 2015 09:15
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[Asia, India] Punjab to forestall move to launch smaller cigarette packs

The Punjab government will forestall any move by the tobacco industry to launch smaller packs containing one or two cigarettes to circumvent the ban on sale of loose cigarettes, a health officer said on Thursday. Vini Mahajan, Punjab's principal secretary
IANS - Indo-Asian News Service (in)
added Aug 7, 2015 09:45
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[Asia] Indian 'cigarette snatcher' dies of lung cancer in Dubai

Abraham Samuel, 53, popularly known as 'cigarette snatcher' died on Sunday evening...An Indian cancer patient, who campaigned against smoking in unusual ways such as confronting strangers in public places and pleading with them to quit smoking, succumbed
DNA India (in)
added Oct 17, 2015 13:01
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[Asia, India] Muted cigarette sales: ITC Q1 net profit up 3.6% at Rs 2265 cr

ITC Ltd posted a subdued 3.61 percent rise in net profit at Rs 2,265.44 crore for the first quarter ended June 30, due to pressure on cigarette sales and sluggish demand for other FMCG products.
PTI - Press Trust of India (in)
added Jul 31, 2015 13:01
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[Asia, India] Banned tobacco creeps like cancer into shops

Days after the Maharashtra government banned the manufacture, storage, and sale of all forms of chewing tobacco, TOI carried out a sting operation at 10 places in Ahmedabad where it found that the ban was being subverted. Interestingly, shopkeepers hav
Times of India
added Aug 7, 2015 20:27
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[Asia, India] ‘Govt hand in glove with tobacco industry’

"But despite the evident conflict of interest, representatives of this industry have always been there in the government decision-making bodies," said Dr Prakash Gupta...in the city for a seminar being organized by the RST Regional Cancer Hospital on Sund
Times of India
added Jul 26, 2015 06:04
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[Asia, India] Smoking and erectile dysfunction are linked with each other

current studies have shown that lifestyle choices play a big role in the occurrence of this sexual disorder. For example, smoking and alcoholism account for about 25% of all causes of erectile dysfunction.
merinews (in)
added Jul 25, 2015 20:23
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[Asia, India] Gutka /Smoking kills 2500 daily, Jamia Nizamia fatwa says ‘Halal’ and ‘Jayaz’

our Islamic scholars are issuing a Fatwa that the ‘Income from Gutkha and Tobacco’ is ‘Halal’ and ‘Jayaz’. Some scholars are saying it as Makrooh and some are calling it as Karahat. How a thing that is destroying a Human body badly can be allowed in Isl
Siasat Daily (in)
added Jul 25, 2015 19:00
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[Asia, India] Bidi smoking is equally hazardous as cigarette smoking

Union Health Minister JP Nadda said, "Bedi smoking is no less hazardous than cigarette smoking. A bedi contains about one-fourth the quantity of tobacco as a cigarette, yet it delivers a higher amount of tar and nicotine."
PTI - Press Trust of India (in)
added Jul 25, 2015 20:27
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