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[Asia] India ranks fifth in world in pictorial warnings on cigarette packets

118 countries/jurisdictions worldwide have made picture warnings on cigarettes mandatory, representing a global public health achievement. In 2016, 100 countries/jurisdictions had implemented picture warnings. Canada was the first country to implement pi
India Today Magazine (in)
added Oct 4, 2018 04:46
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[Asia, India] E-cigarettes 95% less risky than conventional cigarettes: Experts

"E-cigarettes represent a very historical opportunity when you consider the diversity in the mosaic of different patterns of use in different products that are used at such high rates in India," Konstantinos E. Farsalinos, a research fellow at the Onassi
Times of India
added Oct 3, 2018 08:31
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[Asia] India ranked 5th in pictorial warnings on cigarette packets

India ranks fifth, jointly with Hong Kong and Thailand, in terms of the largest pictorial warning on cigarette packs with 85 per cent of both sides of the packets covered, a Canadian Cancer Society report released on Monday said. The Cigarette Package Hea
PTI - Press Trust of India (in)
added Oct 2, 2018 03:51
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Association between tobacco prices and smoking onset: evidence from the TCP India Survey [FREE FULL TEXT]

Conclusions Under the new regime of a central goods and service system, policymakers may need to raise the prices of tobacco products sufficiently to curb smoking onset.
Tobacco Control
added Oct 2, 2018 03:52
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[Asia, India] CHOWDHERY: Smoke and mirrors: Why TN must reverse ban on e-cigarettes

Times of India
added Oct 2, 2018 18:33
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[Asia, India] E-cigarette sale continues unabated in Rajasthan

Despite the Centre’s advisory issued last month asking the States to stop the sale of electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS)..., the Rajasthan government is yet to take action to protect the adolescents and youths against nicotine addiction. The sal
The Hindu Online (in)
added Sep 28, 2018 03:14
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CHOWDHERY: Why India Is Tobacco Harm Reduction’s Most Important Frontier

Tobacco is India’s Trojan horse. It was brought to our shores five centuries ago... This massive human tragedy will worsen if we don’t act. But worse still than inaction, the government of India—just recently, more than ever—appears determined to behave
Filter (The Influence Foundation)
added Oct 5, 2018 19:52
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[Asia, India] Difficult to catch hookah bars adding nicotine: Special Task Force

A special task force team of state drug controller has registered 37 cases against hookah bars across Haryana since December 2017.
Times of India
added Sep 26, 2018 00:44
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[India, Malawi, USA] Conrad Challenge Announces Smoke-Free World Category for 2018-19

The category, sponsored by the Foundation for a Smoke-Free World (FSFW), invites teams of high school students to design 21st century solutions to solve multiple region-specific problems that interfere with the goal of decreasing the use of combustible c
PR Newswire
added Sep 26, 2018 01:30
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[India, Texas] From 40 cigarettes to 40 minutes of meditation

“I used to smoke 40 cigarettes a day,” Majithia said. “I was in the wrong boat.” Puneet Bhaskar, SKY@UTA vice president, leads a morning meditation session Sept. 16 in the Mavericks Activities Center. Bhaskar said he mediates to help him alleviate stres
The Shorthorn (University of Texas, Arlington)
added Sep 20, 2018 16:38
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