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[Asia, India] Costs of tobacco outweigh Centre’s total spend in health sector! Does it have a plan to deal with this?

Powerful tobacco lobbies have ensured, over the past few months, the government has taken action against two bodies—FCRA clearances were revoked for the Public Health Foundation of India (PHFI) and a Michael Bloomberg charity—that have worked on effectiv
Financial Express (in)
added Sep 18, 2017 15:12
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7 Least Harmful Cigarette Brands in India

While there’s really no such thing as a “healthy” cigarette, if you are going to smoke, you may as well try to be a little bit nicer to your body. You can also look at our list of 5 Healthiest, Least Harmful Cigarettes with The Least Chemicals to see wha
Insider Monkey
added Sep 18, 2017 13:48
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[Asia, India] IMA asks WHO to clarify on tobacco report of IB

Indian Medical Association (IMA) is disturbed by recent media coverage of a purported 'intelligence bureau' report stating that restrictions on tobacco use in India would encourage consumption of more injurious toxicants like alcohol and narcotic drugs.".
Times of India
added Sep 18, 2017 05:04
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[Asia-pacific, India, Philippines] Self-regulation key to success of vaping industry in PH

Self-regulation, adherence to high manufacturing standards and quality of imported products are key factors in the success of the e-cigarette industry in the Philippines, representatives of the Philippine vaping community told their counterparts in India
Philippine Daily Inquirer (ph)
added Sep 18, 2017 22:56
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[Asia, India] Haryana to set up committee to monitor tobacco control

Haryana Health Minister Anil Vij today approved the formulation of a State Level Coordinating Committee (SLCC), which would be the nodal committee for implementation, monitoring and evaluation of tobacco control activities, an official spokesman said.
Outlook India Magazine (in)
added Sep 14, 2017 16:40
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[Asia-pacific, India, Philippines] Self-regulation, dialogs keys in vaping industry

Self-regulation, adherence to high manufacturing standards and quality of imported products are key factors in the success of the e-cigarette industry in the Philippines, representatives of the Philippine vaping community told their counterparts in New D
Manila Standard (ph)
added Nov 18, 2017 03:06
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[Asia, India] Jefferies has this to say about ITC stock as core business comes under pressure

ITC’s cigarette business remains impacted by regulatory pressures in terms of sharp tax hikes and other anti-tobacco measures, which has led to pressure on volumes and Ebit growth. Other businesses i.e., FMCG, paper, hotels and agri, should see gradual up
Financial Express (in)
added Sep 11, 2017 02:47
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[Asia, India] Stop targeting organisations working for tobacco control, hospital tells MHA

as the home ministry trains its guns on organisations working in tobacco control – the latest on the list is Bloomberg Philanthropies – a senior doctor from the Tata Memorial Cancer Hospital has written to home minister Rajnath Singh against targeting of
Indian Express
added Sep 12, 2017 03:05
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[Asia, India] Cancer specialist asks PM for tobacco probe

Kailash Sharma, director of academics at the Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai, has cited leaked government and tobacco industry documents to seek a probe into whether a Union home ministry note allegedly depicting tobacco control as an unhealthy activity
The Telegraph (Calcutta) (in)
added Sep 7, 2017 15:08
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[India] SC upholds Goa amendment banning gutka, tobacco

PANJIM: The Supreme Court on Tuesday upheld the health amendment made by the then Manohar Parrikar government in 2004 banning gutka and tobacco dismissing the petition filed by Ghodawat Pan Masala Products. Although gutka, pan masala and other flavoured t
Oherald -Herald-Goa (in)
added Sep 7, 2017 01:14
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