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[Asia, India] Despite undergoing treatment to kick nicotine addiction, Ranbir Kapoor back to smoking

Kapoor was recently in news for undertaking some therapeutic non-smoking sessions at the Original FX Mayr Health Center in Austria. This center helps people kick their smoking habits and Ranbir had participated on the insistance of Katrina. The actor who
Deccan Chronicle (in)
added Oct 12, 2015 16:54
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[Asia, India] More and more women are now chewing tobacco

An article published in Asian Pacific Journal of Cancer Prevention (APJCP) on Wednesday has revealed that the prevalence of chewing tobacco is increasing among women. It further emphasises that women chewing tobacco have been a neglected segment, but look
Free Press Journal (in)
added Oct 10, 2015 13:19
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[Asia, India] Tobacco easily available around schools

GURGAON: City schools are struggling to curb the sale of tobacco products around their campuses in Gurgaon. TOI found that tobacco products were easily available in grocery shops or inside shopping complexes within 100 yards of several schools. A TOI tea
Times of India
added Oct 10, 2015 13:43
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[Asia, Asia-pacific, India] Why Trans-Pacific pact is worrying health activists

tobacco has been carved out of this deal; but that is a disservice to health, as it makes other aspects of health vulnerable for companies to exploit, said Menghaney. Health is not just about tobacco, there are medicines for lung cancer, for example, that
Business Line (The Hindu)
added Oct 6, 2015 17:34
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[Asia, India] Hookah bars violating COTPA with impunity

The mushrooming hookah bars across the city, which are frequented by minors, will be under the scanner for violation of the Cigarette and other Tobacco Products...development comes nearly a month after the high court clarified the ambiguity over the oper
The Hindu Online (in)
added Oct 29, 2015 14:46
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[Asia, India] TOBACCO-ONLY HOOKAH RULING MISINTERPRETED: CRUSADERS

The recent ruling by the Karnataka High Court stating that there is no need for a separate license for serving tobacco-only hookahs has raised many eyebrows. The anti-tobacco crusaders say that the judgment has been misinterpreted and there is a mushroom
BangaloreMirror.com (Times of India) (in)
added Oct 29, 2015 14:44
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[Asia, India] 17 Rajasthan districts yet to send anti-tobacco oath letters

More than half the total districts in Rajasthan have failed to send oath letters to the state government under the anti-tobacco drive which was launched here in August, a report said. ... part of the initiative in which girls were asked to make their bro
The Hindu Online (in)
added Oct 2, 2015 21:22
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[Asia, India] YS Jagan wages war on TDP govt in support of distressed tobacco farmers

Pro-farmer YSRCP’s chief YS Jagan Mohan Reddy strongly demanded that the government come to the succor of the tobacco farmers in the state. He accused the TDP government of turning a blind eye to the plight of the farmers. He addressed a protest programm
Sakshipost (in)
added Sep 30, 2015 16:50
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[Asia] India delays implementation of bigger tobacco pack warnings

India has decided to delay implementation of bigger health warnings on tobacco packaging by a year until April 2016, as pressure mounts on New Delhi to take urgent steps to reduce tobacco consumption which kills up to 900,000 people a year. India last y
Reuters
added Sep 29, 2015 10:28
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[Asia, India] 'COTPA 2003: Smokers in public places will be fined Rs 200'

As per the Cigarettes and Other Tobacco Products Act (COTPA) 2003, smoking in public places is banned and those who violate the law will be slapped a fine of Rs 200, said additional deputy commissioner Sathish Kumar.
Deccan Herald (in)
added Sep 28, 2015 17:36
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