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[Asia, India] Supreme Court seeks Centre's view on plain cigarette packaging, as PIL claims pictures attract smokers

sought the Centre's view on a public interest litigation (PIL) to bring in plain packaging...contended that cigarette, bidi and gutka companies violated the rules pertaining to pictorial warnings...and said that “it defeated the whole purpose”.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 9, 2016 14:28


The key reason for death, the usage of cigarette, has for that very first time started to decrease across nation. A drop is shown by information in the first stage of National Family Health Study launched from the Marriage wellness ministry within the ut
The Indian Republic (TIR)
added Mar 8, 2016 18:16

[Asia] India turns its back on tobacco, usage dips across states

Use of tobacco, the leading cause of preventable death, has for the first time begun to decline across several states. Data from the Phase 1 results of National Family Health Survey-4 released by the Union health ministry show there is a dip in the use of
Times of India
added Mar 8, 2016 17:28

[Asia] Trends in bidi and cigarette smoking in India from 1998 to 2015, by age, gender and education (PDF) [FREE FULL TEXT]

Findings: The age-standardised prevalence of any smoking in men at ages 15–69 years fell from about 27% in 1998 to 24% in 2010, but rose at ages 15– 29 years. During this period, cigarette smoking in men became about twofold more prevalent at ages 15– 69
British Medical Journal
added Mar 8, 2016 04:44

Male Smokers In India Increased By More Than A Third Since ’98

according to a study published in BMJ Global Health. The study also found that cigarettes were replacing the traditional bidi, a small, inexpensive Indian cigarette, possibly due to substantially higher income in India and population growth. China is the
Asian Scientist (sg)
added Mar 8, 2016 04:38

[Asia, India] Chew on This: Tobacco in Your Mouth Can Make You Blind

a study by a reputed eye hospital in Chennai has found that chewing tobacco regularly could cause partial blindness... The three-year study titled Rural-Urban Age-related Macular Degeneration by the Vision Research Centre of Sankara Nethralaya that was p
New Indian Express (in)
added Mar 7, 2016 01:06

[Asia, India] App Maps Tobacco Vendors Near Schools

Ever thought that a 13-year-old could help shut down a cigarette shop near his school? Thanks to the Android app ‘Children Against Tobacco’, this is a distinct possibility in the future. The brainchild of S Cyril Alexander, State Convenor, Tamil Nadu Peop
New Indian Express (in)
added Mar 5, 2016 00:43

[Asia, India] Growers urge government to intervene in new tobacco advisory

The tobacco growers association here on Friday urged the government to intervene against the Graphic Health Warning directive issued by the health ministry. The new advisory mandates a revision in the existing warning from 40 percent to 85 percent on bo
IANS - Indo-Asian News Service (in)
added Mar 4, 2016 17:15

[Asia, India] Setting up of new cancer research centres

has prepared and adopted a National Action Plan and Monitoring Framework for Non Communicable Diseases...since adopting WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC), the Government of India launched the National Tobacco Control program in 2007-08 wi
India Blooms (in)
added Mar 2, 2016 20:17

[Asia, India] Smoking hot! ITC leads tobacco pack despite excise duty smog in budget

A strong rally in the stocks of tobacco product manufacturers and cigarette makers led by ITC saw these stocks scaling highs during the session, notwithstanding the Finance Minister Arun Jaitley’s proposal to hike excise duty on tobacco products by 10-1
added Mar 1, 2016 17:27
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