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[Asia, India] E-cigarette ban: Experts warn of harmful consequences for smokers – Read

Some states in India, including Jammu and Kashmir, Karnataka, Punjab, Maharashtra and Kerala, have prohibited sales of e-cigarettes, while tobacco cigarettes remain legal.
Zee News (in)
added Sep 4, 2017 11:42
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[Asia, India] Lens on US charities funding NGOs with anti-tobacco drive

Even as US-based charity Bloomberg Philanthropies is still being "watched"...three of its recipient NGOs have been denied renewal of registration under the Foreign Contributions Regulation Act (FCRA) or had their registration cancelled over the past year.
Times of India
added Sep 4, 2017 11:33
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[Asia, India] E-cigarette ban wipes out less harmful alternative for smokers: Experts

Banning e-cigarettes may deprive Indian smokers of a substantially less harmful alternative, which can be against public health and can result in adverse consequences, experts have warned. Some states in India, including Jammu and Kashmir, Karnataka, Pun
IANS - Indo-Asian News Service (in)
added Sep 3, 2017 20:31
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[Asia, India] Tobacco Board raises crop size

The flue-cured Virginia tobacco growers in AP and Karnataka have been provided relief after the Tobacco Board has raised the crop size to 136 million KG for 2017-18. The decision comes after the growers had repeatedly urged the Board against forcing them
The Hindu Online (in)
added Aug 30, 2017 20:56
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[Asia] Exclusive: Bloomberg charity scrutinized by India for anti-tobacco funding, lobbying - documents

The intelligence wing of India’s home ministry last year drafted a note on Bloomberg Philanthropies, raising concerns that the foundation was running a campaign to “target” Indian tobacco businesses and “aggressively” lobby against the sector.
Reuters
added Aug 29, 2017 13:44
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[Asia, India] Man with cancer shoots dead colleague who introduced him to smoking in Delhi

Mustakeem Ahmad, a cook at a west Delhi restaurant, was arrested...blamed Inayat for getting him addicted to smoking that later led to his cancer. Amid all this, Ahmad’s work quality deteriorated and he was removed from his job.
Hindustan Times (in)
added Aug 29, 2017 13:49
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[Asia, India] 10 shops sealed for selling contraband tobacco

PORT BLAIR, AUG 25: A team of Food Safety Officials led by the District Food Safety Officer, South Andaman conducted surprise raids today in connection with storage and distribution of contraband tobacco products at Haddo, Fisheries Jetty, Phoneix Bay,
Phoenix Post (in)
added Aug 28, 2017 02:13
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[Asia] Banning e-cigarettes may do more harm than good in India: Experts

While tobacco-associated cancer is easily preventable by cessation of tobacco usage, a prohibitive environment may do more harm than allowing smokers, who wish to cease tobacco use, an alternative option based on nicotine replacement via e-cigarettes, th
IANS - Indo-Asian News Service (in)
added Aug 26, 2017 14:41
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[Asia, India] Reducing nicotine in cigarettes could curb addiction

when the nicotine content was reduced in cigarette, the consumption level of smokers reduced and it was easier for them to quit. However, whether that same effect would be seen in populations highly vulnerable to tobacco addiction was unknown.
IANS - Indo-Asian News Service (in)
added Aug 24, 2017 20:05
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[Asia] India considering a ban on electronic cigarettes

“E-cigarettes are just a mechanism to deliver nicotine in an attractive format. They are being marketed as a harm-reduction product, which is contrary to the truth. Youngsters are being lured as it is easily available in different flavours. People should
Vaping Post (ch)
added Aug 24, 2017 17:21
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