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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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[Asia] Tobacco Use Among Women – An Increasing Concern in India

According to studies, India now has 12.1 million women smokers and only lags behind the United States in this segment. While an average male smokes 6.1 cigarettes a day, a woman smokes an average of 7 cigarettes per day! And this is only the tip of the
The Quint (in)
added Mar 22, 2018 16:02
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[Asia, India] Health ministry launches national campaign to warn against dangers of second-hand smoke exposure

The Union health ministry has launched national tobacco control mass media campaign to warn people about the deadly harms of exposure to second-hand tobacco smoke (SHS). It is the first national tobacco control mass media campaign to promote the quitline
Pharmabiz.com (in)
added Mar 22, 2018 15:42
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[India] ITC Says Supreme Court Upheld Sale Of Park Hyatt Goa Resort & Spa To Co

SAYS ‍SUPREME COURT ON MARCH 19 ALLOWED APPEALS FILED BY CO AND IFCI AND SET ASIDE AFORESAID JUDGEMENT OF BOMBAY HIGH COURT.SUPREME COURT UPHELD SALE OF PARK HYATT GOA RESORT & SPA, ORDERED BLUE COAST HOTELS TO HAND OVER PROPERTY TO ITC WITHIN 6 MONTHS.
Reuters
added Mar 20, 2018 19:40
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Over half a million children in India are smoking cigarettes everyday

For all the government’s efforts to discourage smoking, it remains a common sight across India. What’s worse is that the deadly habit can begin incredibly early, affecting children as young as 10 years old. There are over 625,000 Indian children (pdf) a
Quartz
added Mar 20, 2018 22:18
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[Asia, India] PGI collects 1,750-kg tobacco items from patients, wards

While the Health Department has failed to curb the use of tobacco in Chandigarh in hospitals, now, the PGI has taken a lead. In past three years, the PGI has recovered 1,750-kg of tobacco products from patients and their attendants, who were attempting
Chandigarh Tribune (in)
added Mar 18, 2018 01:22
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