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[India] Vijay's Sarkar lands in trouble for - promoting' smoking in poster

saw a dapper Vijay brandishing a black cigarette with a skyscraper backdrop. However, it received criticism for ‘promoting’ smoking. Earlier ex-health minister Anbumani Ramadoss had criticised the poster in a tweet. “You’ll look more stylish without that
Indian Express (in)
added Jul 7, 2018 14:08
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[Asia, India] Comic booklet on tobacco addition released by Gujarat University

The workshop was a part of 'Save The Youth - Win Over Tobacco' campaign aimed at sensitising students about the ill-effects of tobacco. Over 100 MSc students and faculty participated in the workshop. The campaign is aimed at telling people about the effe
DNA India (in)
added Jul 7, 2018 13:50
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[Asia, India] Sale of tobacco items rampant near schools

Despite ban on sale of tobacco products in 100-metre radius of any educational institution, gutka and cigarette are openly sold to the schoolchildren in Patna and other cities of the state. Section 6 of Cigarettes and Other Tobacco Products (Prohibition
Times of India
added Jul 5, 2018 14:28
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[India] ALMEIDA: Smoking Kills, But So Does Patriarchy

The trend of curbing a woman’s freedom exists across India...While the act of smoking itself is not a liberator or emancipator for women, despite what big tobacco would have us believe, the freedom of choice to smoke or not to smoke, is.
FII - Feminism in India (in)
added Jul 4, 2018 04:50
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[Asia, India] Father's Day: These cigarettes are not injurious to your dad's health

"Smoking and drinking are injurious to health. So, it will be healthier if it's given in the form of chocolates," Sujatha told ANI. The initiative is in sync with central government's various efforts to urge people to avoid tobacco and alcohol consumpt
New Kerala.com (in)
added Jun 20, 2018 13:49
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[Asia] New Data Show More Than Half of Smokers in India Have Tried to Quit but Have Been Unsuccessful

Despite nearly seven of 10 smokers in India being aware that smoking is dangerous, 53 percent have been unsuccessful in their attempts to quit, new data released by Foundation for a Smoke-Free World showed. This makes it clear that new cessation and harm
New Kerala.com (in)
added Jun 10, 2018 23:43
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[Asia] Exposure to second-hand smoke down in India, but remains major concern, says survey

Exposure to second-hand smoke remains a major concern in India even though there has been a reduction in such exposure at home and public places since 2009-10, as per the Global Adult Tobacco Survey 2 (GATS 2), released here by the Health Ministry. Howev
Outlook India Magazine (in)
added Jun 8, 2018 17:11
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Exclusive: Philip Morris plans to target Indian smokers with iQOS device - sources

is planning to launch its iQOS smoking device in India, four sources familiar with the matter told Reuters, as the tobacco giant seeks a foothold in a country with the world’s second-biggest smoker population.... India has stringent laws to deter tobacco
Reuters
added Jun 8, 2018 03:22
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[Asia] Sharp drop in smoking tobacco in India, says WHO report

“The prevalence of tobacco use has decreased more slowly in low and middle-income countries than in high-income countries, because the introduction of strong tobacco control policies by low and middle-income countries is impeded by relentless lobbying fr
The Hindu Online (in)
added Jun 1, 2018 21:24
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[Asia, Indonesia] India 2nd to China in terms of numbers of smokers

Indonesia comes in third with 74 million smokers. As many as 200 million of the world's 367 million smokeless tobacco users are in India, the report (2016 estimates) highlighted. The WHO estimates that, worldwide, there are at least 367 million smokeless
Times of India
added Jun 2, 2018 00:04
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