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[Asia, India] YADAV/SINGH: Amend Article 47

Seven decades later and after losing more than one million Indians every year to tobacco use, it is pertinent that the Parliament rectifies this historical oversight and adds “tobacco” after “drinks” in Article 47 of the Constitution to pave the way for
The Statesman (in)
added Oct 5, 2017 13:23
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[Asia] Eastern India clouds smoking good news

India's overall population of tobacco smokers is set to shrink by nearly 12 per cent during the decade ending 2025, but sharp population increases might lead to higher numbers of smokers in some states like Bengal and Bihar, a study has suggested. The st
The Telegraph (Calcutta) (in)
added Oct 5, 2017 12:19
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[Asia, India] ‘Second hand smoke a major problem’

Tobacco control efforts in India have been handicapped by the industry’s influence on the political set-up, but the latest survey showing a decline in tobacco users has buoyed activists. In an interview to ARCHANA PHULL in Shimla, Dr Rana spoke of his c
The Statesman (in)
added Sep 30, 2017 01:16
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[Asia, India] Licence Mandatory For Selling Tobacco Products: Health Ministry

As per the fresh orders of the Union Health ministry, only shops with a licence or shops authorised through municipal authority will be able to sell tobacco products and not other items like candies, chips etc. A letter by the ministry in this regards wa
india.com (in)
added Sep 28, 2017 20:44
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[Asia, India] PUNJAB TO BOOK VENDORS SELLING TOBACCO TO MINOR UNDER JJ ACT

Punjab Government on Wednesday issued strict instructions to the police department to book all those vendors and owners of hotels and restaurants under section 77 of Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Act, 2015, and Cigarette and Other
Daily Pioneer (in)
added Sep 28, 2017 14:57
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[Asia, India] Licensed tobacco shops barred from selling non-tobacco items

To keep children from getting drawn to smoking and other tobacco products, the Health Ministry has ordered shops licensed to sell tobacco products to immediately stop sale of non-tobacco products such as soft drinks, and toffees, among others, reports M
Moneycontrol.com / Television Eighteen (in)
added Sep 27, 2017 16:33
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[Asia, India] No candy with cigarettes: Health Ministry for registered tobacco-only shops, aims to cut consumption

Many say move will curb tobacco use among teens, but others worried that it will give its products legal sanction. No candy with cigarettes: Health Ministry for registered tobacco-only shops, aims to cut consumption
Scroll.in (in)
added Sep 27, 2017 16:29
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[Asia, India] Sale of tobacco products only through licensed shops

Shops authorised to sell tobacco products will not be permitted to sell any non-tobacco products such as biscuits, toffees and chips that are essentially meant for non-tobacco users, especially children.
The Hindu Online (in)
added Sep 27, 2017 16:22
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[Asia, India] Cigarette butts can be used to eliminate malaria-causing mosquitoes

latest issue of the journal Environmental Science and Pollution Research. Besides nicotine -- a known poison -- CBs contain a mixture of toxic substances including heavy metals, Kadarkarai Murugan, lead author and Vice Chancellor of Thiruvalluvar Univer
IANS - Indo-Asian News Service (in)
added Sep 27, 2017 07:26
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[India, Pakistan] Ranbir-Mahira's 'smoke break' breaking the Internet, seen them yet?

now, their pictures of smoking together outside a New York Hotel, are going viral on the social media like a wild fire! Clad in a breezy white dress with ruffled hair, Mahira looks sublime as Ranbir Kapoor carries his Sanjay Dutt look.
Express Newsline (in)
added Sep 23, 2017 20:21
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