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[Asia] Tobacco consumption: Why bidi, not cigarette, is bigger challenge for India

As these adverts hit US screens, it seems like a good time for India to evaluate if it is doing enough to curb the prevalence of tobacco among its citizens. After all, India is the second-largest consumer and producer of the product.
Business Standard (in)
added Nov 29, 2017 00:38
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[India] Band-aid on a fracture? Why Delhi Police's sting on shopkeeper selling cigarette to minors is not the solution

India Global Youth Tobacco Survey notes that 21.9% kids live in homes where relatives openly smoke in their presence. Not only does that expose them to second hand smoke, but normalises the habit in their mind. The survey also states that 56.2% of kids b
Indian Express (in)
added Nov 28, 2017 18:08
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[India] Tobacco consumption in Mizoram declines

The overall tobacco consumption in Mizoram has come down from 67.2 % to 58.7 % registering 8.5 per cent decrease, the latest Global Adult Tobacco Survey (GATS) report said. The Mizoram state also achieved improvement in many other parameters.
Morung Express (in)
added Nov 26, 2017 23:11
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[Asia, India] Second-hand smoke risk

People in the northeastern states are exposed to more passive smoking at home than other parts of the country, according to the Global Adult Tobacco Survey (GATS 2) 2016-17. While the national average of people exposed to second-hand smoke at home is 39
The Telegraph (Calcutta) (in)
added Nov 26, 2017 23:10
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[Asia] Tobacco use declines in India by six per cent

Three North-eastern states — Assam, Tripura and Manipur — have logged an increase in tobacco use despite anti-tobacco laws and a ban enforced by militants. Countrywide, however, tobacco use has declined by six per cent — from 34.6 per cent to 28.6 per cen
New Indian Express (in)
added Nov 25, 2017 22:31
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[Asia, India] Tobacco use rises in Assam, Tripura, says report

Tobacco use has increased in Assam, Tripura and Manipur against an overall decline in the country between 2009-2017, according to the regional report of the second round of Global Adult Tobacco Survey (GATS) 2016-17 of North Eastern states.
PTI - Press Trust of India (in)
added Nov 25, 2017 22:30
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[India] Tobacco use among minors highest in NE

Prevalence of tobacco use among minors in the North East is highest in the country, according to the Global Adult Tobacco Survey (GATS 2), 2016-17 of the northeastern States released here today.Except Sikkim, the overall tobacco use by minors in the other
Assam Tribune (in)
added Nov 25, 2017 00:59
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[Asia, India] TOBACCO SELLERS TO PROTEST TO ‘PROTECT LIVELIHOOD’

Thousands of paan-tobacco retailers in State have decided to take forward the fight against Union Government’s recent order asking them not to sell non tobacco items saying that abiding by the order is going to drag poor retailers and their families int
Daily Pioneer (in)
added Nov 20, 2017 17:14
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[Asia, India] Health ministry planning to issue advisory to states on risks of e-smoking

The Union health ministry is planning to issue an advisory to all states on the health risks of electronic smoking, even as it is in a quandary over which legal provisions it should be banned under. The advisory is likely to mention that products such as
Indian Express (in)
added Nov 20, 2017 18:36
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[Asia, India] Tobacco products still available around Delhi schools despite ban

Tobacco products are still being sold close to schools, both private and government, despite restrictions on kiosks or shops within 100 yards of a school to help curb tobacco menace in children. Observational visit was undertaken by Consumer Voice Delhi
The Hindu Online (in)
added Nov 19, 2017 01:29
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