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[Asia, India] Bihar extends ban on tobacco items for one year

The food safety wing of state health department has extended the ban on the manufacture, sales and distribution of products containing tobacco and nicotine for one more year with effect from May 21. A notice was issued by principal secretary (health) and
Times of India
added May 25, 2018 22:43
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[Asia, India] Training for law enforcers on COTPA held

A one day training for Law Enforcers on Cigarettes and Other Tobacco Products Act, 2003 (COTPA) was held today at Sangai Hotel, Nagamapal, Imphal. The training programme was organised by National Health Mission, Manipur. Interacting with media persons,
E-Pao.net (in)
added May 26, 2018 00:27
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[India] Chennai cops crack down on deadly hookah

“You have to be watchful if your youngster is coming home late, regularly and for no good reason. And be alarmed if the kid smells of something as pleasant as apple or strawberry”, said S. Rajendran, deputy commissioner of police, Kilpauk. He has had som
Deccan Chronicle (in)
added May 22, 2018 15:33
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[Asia, India] SCHLUGER: Fit & Proper: Tackle tobacco to meet TB target

To make the goal achievable, India must look beyond improving diagnosis and treatment and attack the many factors that are driving tuberculosis. A win-win strategy for the government will be taking strong action to reduce tobacco use. The first World He
Business Standard (in)
added May 19, 2018 19:00
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[India] ‘Export Of FCV Tobacco Has Reduced Drastically’

Javare Gowda, President, Federation of All India Farmer Associations, talks to Ashish Sinha about the issues facing the tobacco farmers
BW Businessworld (in)
added May 16, 2018 21:18
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[Asia, India] What are philanthropists doing to fight the anti-smoking battle?

Philanthropists helped fuel smoking-cessation victories in the US. India’s philanthropists could help history repeat in this country
Forbes India (in)
added May 14, 2018 13:40
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[India] All Petitions Challenging Karnataka HC Order Quashing 85% Pictorial Warning On Tobacco Packets To Come Up In August

LiveLaw.in (in)
added May 14, 2018 02:11
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Compliance with point-of-sale tobacco control policies and student tobacco use in Mumbai, India

Future studies should test strategies to improve compliance with tobacco POS laws, particularly in low-income and middle-income country settings like urban India.
Tobacco Control
added May 10, 2018 17:22
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[Asia, India] GOVERNMENT TAKES FRESH STEPS TO CURB TOBACCO USE IN STATE

state tobacco control coordination committee (STCCC) on Monday decided to recruit state and district level officers in tobacco control cells under the National Tobacco Control Programme (NTCP) of the central government in order to curb the use of tobacco
Times of India
added May 9, 2018 14:16
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[India] Step taken to eliminate illicit trade in tobacco

This protocol to eliminate illicit trade in tobacco is a path breaking initiative in strengthening global action against tobacco and is also a new legal instrument in public health. The protocol is applicable to both smoking and chewing or smokeless tob
KNN India (KNOWLEDGE & NEWS NETWORK) (in)
added May 6, 2018 18:12
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