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[Asia] Higher smoking rates will increase asthma risk in India: study

Countries with higher male smoking rates such as India and Bangladesh may develop higher asthma and wheezing rates as a result of more exposure to second-hand smoke, scientists say. Underweight and obese women who also drink alcohol and smoke tobacco hav
Deccan Chronicle (in)
added Apr 9, 2016 13:43
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[Asia, India] Now, bidi industry to stop production over pictorial warnings

Within days of many cigarette companies stopping production after the implementation of 85 percent pictorial warnings, the All India Bidi Industry Federation on Thursday said it will stop production of bidis as it was impossible for them to continue with
IANS - Indo-Asian News Service (in)
added Apr 8, 2016 17:34
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[Asia, India] FDA nets 27 crore cigarettes in 24 hrs over warnings on packs

A day after seizing cigarette and tobacco products worth Rs 273 crore, the Food and Drug Administration sleuths on Wednesday made fresh seizures of Rs 27 crore, taking the total of cost of seized goods to Rs 300 crore for blatant violation of the new law
Times of India
added Apr 11, 2016 03:40
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[Asia, India] War against tobacco begins on Monday

From Monday, Tamil Nadu will begin implementing the Central government notification mandating that all tobacco products carry a health warning covering 85 per cent of their packaging. It’s been a week since the notification came into effect, but as of F
The Hindu Online (in)
added Apr 9, 2016 13:45
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[Asia] India takes critical step to curb tobacco use by implementing 85 percent graphic health warnings on all tobacco products

By implementing the new graphic health warnings, the Government of India has taken decisive action to help offer a bright future to a generation of tobacco-free kids. The government must not back down in the face of ongoing tobacco industry attempts to r
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Apr 7, 2016 20:27
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[Asia, India] Govt strictness over pictorial warning on cigarette packs may force ITC to explore other options

After the company shut its manufacturing plants in the wake of government's new rule of larger pictorial warnings, ITC will have to stress on steaming other businesses and also attract health-conscious consumers.
Business Insider
added Apr 7, 2016 19:48
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[Asia, India] "Not possible to print bigger warnings", says Beedi makers after cigarette production halts

Beedi manufacturers across India on Thursday joined cigarette makers in stopping production, saying it's "not possible to print" warnings covering 85% of packets as required under a new government rule.
PTI - Press Trust of India (in)
added Apr 7, 2016 18:37
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[Asia, India] NDTV Government Steps Up Fight Against Big Tobacco Over Health Warnings

New Delhi Television Limited (NDTV) (in)
added Apr 9, 2016 13:44
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[Asia, India] Tobacco warnings: Health secretary writes to ministries

Upping the ante against tobacco manufacturers, the Union heath secretary has written to secretaries of all key ministries and departments urging their “support” and “involvement” so that new health warnings — covering 85% of the principal display of toba
Asian Age (in)
added Apr 6, 2016 22:46
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[Asia, India] Smokers stock up, vendors cash in as cigarette firms halt production

Hardened smokers like Ganguly are stocking up on the sticks, partly to beat an almost inevitable retail price hike after tobacco companies on Friday decided to halt production over a dispute with the government on the size of pictorial warnings they shou
livemint.com (in)
added Apr 6, 2016 21:50
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