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[Asia, India] Tobacco products to carry ‘Quitline’ number

Replacing the existing images on tobacco products, the Union Health Ministry has now released a new set of pictorial health warnings that are to be displayed on both sides of packets of cigarettes, bidis, and chewing tobacco with effect from September 1,
The Hindu Online (in)
added Apr 5, 2018 19:11
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[Asia, India] Quitline no, enhanced warnings on tobacco packs from Sept

me September, all products and cigarette packs will have a national toll-free number printed on them to assist users to quit, besides warnings, including enhanced pictorial images and text messages, covering 85 per cent of the packet area.
Times of India
added Apr 4, 2018 17:12
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[Asia, India] Setting A Wrong Example: Ajay Devgn SLAMMED BRUTALLY As He Posts Picture With Son Yug

Netizens slammed Ajay Devgn left & right for smoking next to his son and setting a wrong example. Many of his fans sounded upset and also schooled the actor to quit smoking.
Filmibeat
added Apr 4, 2018 16:56
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[Asia, India] Small Firm That Beat Bigger Company In Trademark Row, Sues Them For Cheating

In October 2016, the biggie group Supariwala Exports, filed a commercial lawsuit in the Bombay High Court alleging Saba's product had a similar name to their popular tobacco variant 'Awaz'. The HC gave an interim order for seizing the Fawaz tobacco. Prod
Mid-day.com (in)
added Mar 30, 2018 15:47
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[Asia, India] 85% pictorial warnings on tobacco products to continue till 31 August

Large pictorial warnings, taking up 85% of packets of tobacco products will continue till 31 August after the health ministry Tuesday extended the duration of existing health warnings, the tenure of which was to end on 31 March. The Union health ministry
livemint.com (in)
added Mar 30, 2018 00:13
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THOMAS: India can’t eliminate tuberculosis by 2025 without curbing smoking

Curbing smoking itself is also essential. But despite India’s sustained efforts, including mandatory graphic health warnings on product packages and a ban on cigarette advertisements, the habit pervades a considerable section of the population. Though th
Quartz
added Mar 26, 2018 14:37
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[Asia, India] HC ISSUES NOTICE TO BAN E-CIGARETTES

The Punjab and Haryana high court on Thursday issued a notice to the Chandigarh administration, along with Punjab and Haryana, to ban e-cigarettes, which carry nicotine. While issuing the notice, the court also observed that the youth of today has been in
Times of India
added Mar 23, 2018 21:42
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[Asia, India] Health ministry launches national campaign against second-hand smoking

The health ministry has come out with a 30-second Public Service Announcement (PSA), as a part of a national campaign to sensitise people about the harms of exposure to second-hand tobacco smoke. "Clinical", the 30-second PSA, reveals how exposure to sec
PTI - Press Trust of India (in)
added Mar 23, 2018 21:41
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[India] The elephant who DID forget... that smoking's bad for you! Naughty Nellie appears to enjoy a smoke

The five-ton beast in southern India can be seen in a video clip picking up ash left behind by smouldering blocks of wood with her trunk and placing them in her mouth. She then closes her mouth before blowing out a puff of smoke, making it look like sh
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 23, 2018 20:12
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[Asia] 'Clinical' strike for #smokefreeindia

Vital Strategies, on Thursday commended the Indian government on the launch of a national tobacco control mass media campaign to warn people about the harm of exposure to second-hand tobacco smoke (SHS).
IANS - Indo-Asian News Service (in)
added Mar 23, 2018 15:34
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